Vintage English mahogany Chippendale style partner's desk. Richly figured burl mahogany veneers on top and all sides, ball and claw feet. Made in Brighton, England, by Selecta circa 1950. It measures 6 feet wide by 4 feet deep by 32 inches high. The knee clearance is 19.5 inches wide by 23.5 inches high. Five working drawers and five faux drawers at front and back. Excellent condition with enhanced original finish.
Vintage pair of American Indian hollow bronze bookends with weighted bases circa 1900. Indian scouts with bows and arrows posed against teepees. Excellent casting and detail. Each bookend measures 8 inches high, 5.5 inches deep and 8 inches wide.
Antique Tiffany Studios New York bronze "Ninth Century" 4-piece desk set. Distinctive allover filigree work inset with cabochon stones. Original patina. The tray measures 9.5 x 3.5 inches, the letter opener 10", the small inkwell 2.75 x 2.75 x 1.75 inches, and the large inkwell 4 x 4.5 x 3.5 inches. Missing are 2 stones and the insert to the small inkwell. Stamped Tiffany Studios NY 1626, 1621 and 1245.
Ottoman scribe's brass travel inkwell and pen holder circa 1860 in excellent original condition. Measures 10 inches long. Wonderful deeply etched botannical designs.
Early Massachusetts lift-top advertising box with original red washed surface, circa 1840. Inner paper reads "W. I. GOODS, which he will sell VERY LOW for cash, Palm Leaf Hats or approved credit. Those wishing to purchase as above, will do well to call and examine for themselves before purchasing elsewhere. All kinds of Country produce taken in exchange for Goods. CHARLES B. MOSELY. New Salem, Aug. 1840." This charming box is 8.5 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 2 inches high. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com