19th century pair of Staffordshire flower seller figures. Heights are 12.25 inches and 13.25 inches. Excellent condition apart from minor paint loss to her hair, his hair, and his nose.
Late 18th century mahogany secretary of English or Scottish origin. Old refinish, blown glass doors, original brasses, flame grained lid, full interior. There are cracks in the sides, and a slight bow to the drop lid, all commensurate with case pieces of this age. Accompanied by letter from the Metropolitan Museum of Art confirming its age. Measures 84.5 inches tall, 42.5 inches wide, 13 inches deep at the top and 24 inches deep at base.
Oil painting portrait of H Smythe Esq by Thomas Phillips 1770-1845 in gold leaf frame, excellent estate condition. The painting depicts Smythe holding a copy of The sporting Magazine November 1826 with his signature. Just in from a Lyme CT estate. Sold at Dave Elman's RAdio Auction Tuesday May 29, 1945 at 8 pm in the air-conditioned Crystal Room of the Hotel Rita-Carlton Madison Ave and Forty Sixth Stree New York lot number 75
Vintage Tiffany Co France sterling silver coffee urn with burner in excellent condition. Approximately 100 ounces of sterling silver. Stylistic hallmark and monogram on reverse. Measures 17 inches tall with a 6.5 inches square base.
Set of 6 Nathan Margolis mahogany Chippendale style dining chairs circa 1940. All hand carved by a master cabinetmaker. Note the hand-dovetailed cross stretchers, interior brace blocks, and hand-chamfered back legs. The slip seats can be easily reupholstered. All crafted from the finest single block mahogany, strong and comfortable. Fine estate condition with some expected use wear. The Margolis cabinet shop Hartford, CT, reproduced the finest examples of early period American furniture in the early 20th century. Many were exact copies of pieces in the finest museum collections in America. Dimensions: 38" high to the back, 19" high to the seat, 19.5" wide at the back, 21" wide at the seat, and 17" deep.