Exquisite vintage pair of hand carved bookends by Bali sculptor Nian Tilem. Each figure measures 16.5 inches high, 7 inches deep and 5.25 inches wide. This is without a doubt the best of Bali wood carving. Each figure is carved from a solid block of lignum vitae. It is hard, durable, and is the densest wood traded. The Tilem Gallery is one of the finest galleries in Bali, and Mas in particular is home to some of the most talented sculptors. To learn more about the wood carving trade in Bali, please go to: http://masubud.blogspot.com/2008/02/history-of-balinese-woodcarving.html. 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 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.
Antique English burl walnut ship captain's travel lap desk with secret compartment. Excellent condition, including old leather writing surface, circa 1825. Measures 19.5 inches wide, 10.5 inches deep, and 7.5 inches high when closed. There is a secret compartment holding three drawers that is revealed by pulling up on one of the top dividers. We show a picture of this. 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.
A fine quality solid walnut English leather upholstered armchair. This superb quality chair, circa 1840-60, has a beautifully shaped and finely carved solid rosewood back rail. It has a leather upholstered back, drop in buttoned squab seat, and saber legs. This lovely armchair has been fully restored and is in very good condition. Seat width 17 inches - 43cm; Seat height 18 inches - 46cm; Seat Depth 14.5 inches - 37cm; Width: 21 inches - 53.5cm; Height: 32.25 inches - 82 cm; Depth: 22 inches - 56cm.
A fine quality antique mahogany and leather tub chair. This unusual and rare tub chair has a very intricate hand carved mahogany frame. The chair dates from the mid 1900's with a deep buttoned swab and curved back. The shaped, conforming back and supportive sear are very comfortable. The continuous wood frame drops down to the arms ending in carved acanthus leaves above decorative pieced bulbous bases; these are mirrored to those at the front legs. The 4 legs are united in an H frame stretcher. In very good condition, this armchair has been fully restored and will make a statement in any room Dimensions: Width: 27 inches - 69 cm; Height: 35 inches - 89cm; Depth: 24 inches - 61cm;
American Chippendale style 19th century drop front cherry desk with ogee bracket feet. This desk was handcrafted from solid matching cherry boards. It has large hand cut dovetails on both top and drawer sides, and a full interior with secret compartments. It measures 35.75 inches wide, 10 inches deep, 41 inches high, 31 inches high to the writing surface; the lid is 13 inches deep; the writing surface is 20 x 34 inches with the lid down. Wonderful old patina and solid brass hardware. Finest quality in every respect. From a Stonington, CT, estate. 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: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com