Set of 4 early American painted dining chairs, often called fancy chairs. Philadelphia or Baltimore, circa 1820. Each features a ring-turned crest and rail; a clasped rosette between back scrolling stiles centering a gilded anthemion-shaped splat; a shaped rush seat; ring and column-turned tapering legs with gilt stenciled leaves; and a flat front stretcher centering a gilded rosette. Wonderful blue-green ground with gilt. Each is 32.5 inches high to the back, 18 inches high to the seat, 16 inches deep, and 17 inches wide at the front. Just in from a CT estate in as found original condition. Please see Christie's NY Important American Furniture sale 9054, lots 746 and 747, page 198 and 199, for identical pairs sold at auction. Also please see Philadelphia Empire Furniture published by Boor, 2006, page 338, for more information and photos of a near identical pair. There also is a fascinating article titled "Seats of Learning", April 2013, page 62, The Diane Jacobsen Collection, showing a yellow version of these chairs.
A first quality pair of Vintage English Chippendale formal dining arm chairs c1980, with ball and claw feet, and upholstered inset seats. Excellent hand carved detail. They are exact reproductions coping one of the best examples of period 18th century English designs. Each chair measures 41 inches to the top of its back, 28.75 inches to the to of its arms,18.5 inches deep and 20.5 inches to the top of its seat,24.5 inches across arms. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Rare museum quality Kangxi period Tibetan scholar's lift top scroll chest. Late 17th to early 18th century. Exquisitely hand painted front panel depicts a magnificent writhing dragon amid blue and green clouds on a red orange ground; the side panels are in tiger pelt motif. All original including the hand wrought iron hardware. It measures 41 inches high by 58 inches wide by 19.5 inches deep. This is one of the most stunning examples of Chinese painted furniture we have ever seen. For a related example, please see Chinese Furniture by Michel Beurdeley, published by Kodansha International, 1979, plate 152. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 203 488-1919 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques
American Victorian solid cherry rope twist lamp table c1880 by Merklen Brothers NYC 1879-1897, in excellent condition. The Merklens specialized in spiral furniture and they held many patents on spiral turning. May 2005 Magazine Antiques article Moorish Fretwork Furniture for more info on these great furniture makers. Measures 24.5 x 24.5 inches square and 28.5 inches high. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
An American New Classic style multi-tiered mahogany pedestal w/ebonized highlights, the top inset with onyx, on a Doric fluted column, on an octagonal shaped base with applied arches; further mounted on a stepped, round ebonized plinth. American Aesthetic Period,c.1875. Dimensions: 39 1/2" H x 16 dia