Pair of country tiger maple Pilgrim century style armchairs. Curved 4-slat backs, splint seats, sausage turnings. Strongly figured allover solid tiger maple. The chairs are not signed but were made by a true craftsman during the Colonial Revival period in America, circa 1950. Sturdy and comfortable. Each chair measures 47 inches high to the back, 28 inches high to the of arm, 18.5 inches high to the seat, 21 inches wide at the arms, and 20.5 inches deep. The seats retain their original hand cut oak splint seats.
Antique Chinese narrow plank work bench with splay legs and carved braces. 19th century. Very good condition, with age cracks. Extremely strong. Perfect as a window bench or for extra seating. Note the old impression made from putting a hot kettle on it over many years. Measures 49 inches long, 7 inches deep at the surface, 12 inches deep at the feet and 20.5 inches high.
Antique pair of English country Windsor elm armchairs with plank seats circa 1850. The seats are hewn of single boards, not composed of multiple boards. Excellent condition with deep rich patina. Each chair measures 39.5 inches high to the back, 28.5 inches high to the arm, 18 inches high to the seat, 23 inches wide and 18.25 inches deep. This is a true matched pair.
Rare American San Domingo mahogany dining table, Federal period, circa 1810. Drop leaves with straight tapered swing legs. Measures 63.5 inches x 52 inches wide and 29 inches high when fully open. The single board center is 18.5 inches wide, and the two single board leaves drop down 22 inches. Condition is excellent. All original, no cracks or warping. Seats 8. San Domingo mahogany, which is obsolete, is the most desirable wood for a piece of furniture. The natural beauty and richness of color is hard to describe. Swing leg dining tables allow more flexible seating than gateleg tables. The swing leg can be placed at any angle to support the leaves. Hepplewhite design is eminently compatible with other period antiques and even modern pieces due to its simple clean lines.
Vintage Stickley Mission Collection Harvey Ellis oak rocking chair with leather seat. Marked Stickley Handcraft Craftsman / Manlius, N.Y. 89 354. Excellent condition. Wooden pin construction. Heavy, strong and comfortable. Just in from a Woodbury, CT, estate. Measures 42 inches high, 22 inches across and 20 inches deep.