Japonaiserie hand made arm chair c1900 in original condition. Measures 54 inches high to the back, 18.5 inches high to the seat, 30.25 inches high to top of the arms, 23 inches wide at the arms and 20 inches deep. Soft black finish with muted gold tracery. Japonaiserie was the term the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh used to express the influence of Japanese art. Before 1854 trade with Japan was confined to a Dutch monopoly and Japanese goods imported into Europe were for the most part confined to porcelain and lacquer ware.
Pair Paul Frankel rattan and mahogany step down lamp tables circa 1950. Each measures 13.5 inches wide, 27 inches deep, 16/25 inches high. Heavy, beautifully made, excellent condition.
Antique Georgian mahogany tambour front bedside stand with pull out drawer c1820. Measures 19 inches wide, 16.5 inches deep and 29.5 inches to tray top. Excellent condition.
Early American drop front paymaster's desk circa 1840-1860. Excellent original condition with secret compartment and full interior. The interior was designed to hold daily ledgers. The case is solid mahogany and the interior is maple with birdseye maple drawer fronts. Measures 59” high, 29" high to the writing surface, 33” wide at the case, 35.75" wide at the crest, 9.5" deep at the top, and 20.5" deep at the base.
American cherry cabinet with sliding doors circa 1830. Perfectly matched cherry boards with no heartwood. Two part construction. The upper section has a tapered crest, fixed shelves, divided light doors with molded grilles, and original blown glass panes. The lower section has 2 flat paneled doors, cubbyhole interior, and a tapered foot base. Measures 58.5 W at crest, 53.5 W at case, 12.25 D at crest, 9.75 D at case, base is 23 H, top is 62.5 H, shelves are 7 D and shelf clearance is 11.5. This cabinet may have been a mercantile display piece. We like it as a bookcase.