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.
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.
A French Empire mahogany demi-lune console table with Egyptian Revival elements, supported by a pair of tapering gilt caryatid columns, the back splat with classic architectural paneling, mounted on a demi-lune undershelf, over four turned legs. France, c. 1850. Dimensions: 32 3/4": H x 27 1/2" W x 14 1/2" D
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
Beautiful pair of French Empire style mahogany side or end tables with bronze mounts c1950. Each table measures 26.25 inches across and 24.5 inches high. Hand made from solid mahagony with burl mahogany veneer tops, tripod bases, and solid cast bronze mounts. They are first quality, with simple lines, true to the finest designs of the French Empire period. 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: OldSaybrookAntiques.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.