Condition: Fine original condition including brass pulls
Additional Information: A rare game table stand painted red, the oversize rectangular
top features black and mustard decoration including diamonds, spades, and crescents.
Set within the top are scorekeeping devices [counters]; small copper discs that slide
within an iron track having demilune ends. The plain apron containing a single dovetail
joined drawer joins wonderfully turned legs continuing to ball feet. All surfaces display
terrific red paint with an excellent patina, successful proportions.
The square top featuring ovolo corners overhanging plain apron with single drawer retaining original brass pull raised on double-tapered out-swept legs.
(Evidence of medial shelf; H: 25.75” Case D: 17.5” Top D: 18”)
Classic bronze power stenciling; foliate motif on drawer-front, ornamenting the top is an urn of fruits and foliate; yellow and green painted-trim against black and red graining.
(Scatted wear and paint losses, generally good, absolutely honest; H: 28.5”, top: 16.25 by 20”)
A uniquely ornamented folk-effort featuring carved and applied drawer pulls, bosses and animals. Inlays include scissors, a horse, stars, moon; playing card suits; hearts, clubs and diamonds. The case with "D" shaped ends centering center lift-top section above drawers is raised on saw cut cabriole legs. Interestingly, there is three or four crate stencils within the interior including Packing Case - Atlas Plywood - Boston; we found reference to these packing cases dating to 192. (Excellent original condition; H: 29", D: 13", W: 28")
Scrolled headboard, high footboard with bolster joining vase, urn and ring-turned posts; all with original surface of black and red graining, bronze powder stenciling; yellow and green trim. Fine condition commensurate with age and use
The rectangular top features reeded edges and canted rounded corners and is above a conforming case with applied molding, and having two cockbeaded drawers; the whole raised on spool and reeded swelled tapering legs with ringed cuffs on brass casters. This table remains in a high state of preservation including surface. (H: 30.5; top: 16.25 by 19.75")
The octagonal top is layered like a cake with the edge of each tier ornamented by a distinctive and different vocabulary of carving. The pedestal features carvings of a hawk, an owl, a gryphon and a winged dragon; four creatures perched on scrolled devices rising from dentil molded foliated pedestals raised on paw feet resting on plinths rising from a stylized carving of the Memorial Hall. (The 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia) Sausage and ball-turned rails surround the great hall. The whole stands on a molded and carved octagonal base set upon an octagonal base mounted on four powerful carved paw feet. This fantastic sculptural piece features full coverage carving, diapering, incising and moldings; an encyclopedic and masterful effort of great success. The table remains in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks; there are a few minor repairs to fence on plinth, else fine and original. (H: 31"; top: 18 by 18")
The star-inlayed top rotates; within the scalloped apron are four side-hung drawers retaining original maker's labels. The molded circular midsection joining stiles features an urn-shaped pincushion and drop-finial; curvaceous human form molded legs are joined by a padded and tasseled foot-stool resting on painted cast iron human form legs. (Finely constructed, walnut and pine, 19th century, excellent original condition)
Featuring square top with generously proportioned overhang on plain apron containing dovetail joined drawer; the whole on tapering legs; dry surface, as found original condition. (H: 28.5"; top: 18 by 18")
The projecting top with scratch molded beaded edge features ovolo corners and is on a plain apron with single beaded drawer with similar beading; the whole raised on double-tapered beaded legs. (H: 28"; W: 18.5"; D: 21.75")
Scrolled back splash featuring stenciled returns above tabletop having canted edges; plain apron contains single long-drawer; the whole raised on beautifully turned legs resting on ball feet. The entire table retains original black and red fancy grain paint in fine original condition. Replaced brass drawer pulls, all else fine and original. (Dimensions: 24.5" H, 31.25" W, 16" D.)
A nearly square oversized top on plain apron with single drawer raised on block and turned legs. Fantastic fancy grain-painting; the top grained to represent veneer panels with the drawer simulating matchbook veneer; all-over paint in superb original condition. Dimensions: 30.5" H, 24 by 23.75" top.
Made by highly-skilled craftsman, the top with turret corners lifts to expose a mirror and fitted interior with adjustable writing flap over two drawers, over sewing basket on side-drawn frame. The case is veneered in satinwood; triple graduated panels are compartmentalized by inlayed rosewood banding on all sides conforming to drawer arrangement. The case beneath lid with turret corners is joined in the front by engaged inlayed columns; the rear by engaged inlayed blocks. The delicate spiral-turned legs raised on original brass castors are ornamented by pierced brass collars centered by baluster turnings. The secondary wood is white pine with the finely constructed drawer sides being mahogany. (H: 30"; case measures 22 3/8 by 16.75".)
The scrolled headboard retains pressed brass ornamentation as do the robustly turned posts; the broadly brushed black paint against a field of red is original, as are the rails. (Height: 48.75"; width: 55.5"; length: 79")
A third-quarter 18th century folding low-post (rope) press bed raised on robust turned legs with rare shoe-feet. These scarcely encountered beds are hinged to raise the lower the frame, making room for activity during the day. (Height (head board): 34"; H (rail): 23"; W: 53.25"; L: 77")
A Massachusetts Sheraton inlaid mahogany, mahogany veneer and birds eye maple veneer two-drawer worktable. The rectangular cross-banded top with canted corners and inlaid octagonal edge above a conforming case fitted with single compartmented-drawer and a bag-drawer below; each drawer with string-inlaid birds eye maple veneered panels...raised on tapered ring-turned fluted cylindrical legs having ringed cuffs.
The table remains in excellent condition including the bag-drawer frame and round bag bottom; bag fabric is greatly compromised. The brass pulls are possibly original. Height: 27.75"; Top: 20.25 by 15.25".
Vase and ring turned head-posts joined by scrolled headboard; the front posts are spiral rope turned and acanthus carved. The tester and surface may be original. (Overall H: 85.5"; L: 79.25"; W: 54.25"; rail H: 20")
This example with turned tapered cylindrical posts centering an arched headboard has molded rails and is painted red with the headboard being blue. It is curios that the headboards tenon is half the depth of the mortise that receives it. The width is perfect...perhaps an early replacement yet a great combination; a marriage made in heaven.
The turned urn-form head-posts centering a pine headboard joined by original side-rails to turned and fluted urn form foot-posts. Complete with reproduction arched tester.
Dimensions: 79.5" overall height, 40.5" headboard height, 74" long, 54.5" wide.
The shaped splashboard with high scrolled crest and cyma-curved and scrolled ends is of dovetail construction and is ornamented with brass rosettes; and is above a shallow shelf above the top with basin cutout; also fitted for glasses. The chamber-stand is raised on finely turned delicate legs joined by the medial shelf fitted with full-width drawer of dovetail construction that retains its original brass pulls. The grain painted rosewood decoration, green banding, and yellow striping is original as is the bronze powder stenciled conch and oak leaf decoration with hand-painted tendrils on the backboard and drawer front; note the stencil star motif on inner side scrolls. Basswood and white pine. (Height: 42"; width: 19.5"; depth: 16".)
Four posts with original tester (canopy) frame; tapered pencil posts centering pine headboard joined by retrofitted side-rails to the turned and fluted urn-form foot-posts.
Dimensions: 81" overall height, 37" headboard height, 86" long, 53.5" wide.
The curvaceous top, a feast of motion, above plain apron with single birds eye maple veneered drawer cross banded with red paint; the whole raised on delicate tapered legs. Very good condition, dry patina. (H: 28.25"; top: 15.75 by 16.5")
The rectangular case with straight frame joining stiles featuring inlaid brass and drop pendants (top also with brass inlay within cross-banding) fitted with five drawers; top drawer opening to an adjustable writing surface lined in baize and with compartments for ink bottles and pens. The candle-drawers centering middle-drawer above single long drawer have wooden spring locks. The case is raised on vigorously turned acanthus-carved column standard resting on out-swept waterleaf carved legs resting on finely carved lion-shank legs ending in carved paw-feet on casters. Original surface, minor cosmetic imperfections; expert restoration services available. (Dimensions: 31.25" H, 23.75 by 16.75" top)
Rectangular top with acanthus carved turret corners, two drawer front, the top drawer opening to reveal a writing surface, on four foliate carved posts, medial shelf with four carved saber legs retaining original brass castors. Very minor imperfections, remaining in old surface, as found condition.
(Height: 30.5"; width: 27"; depth: 18.5")
As depicted, turned posts joined by plain rails; excellent condition. (Length: 74"; height: 24.75"; depth: 21.75".)
594-18 - SOLD
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