Mahogany Chippendale style corner chair in the Philadelphia mode, hand made by Sypher & Co., 1883, 739 and 741 Bway N.Y. City #107. Dimensions are 39 and one eighth x 25.25 x 25.25 inches. New York, at the turn of the century, had fine cabinetmakers, such as Hagen and Company that built fine copies of Phyfe’s furniture, whose tools, etc. he purchased and added to Phyfe’s already legendary pieces; another was Sypher & Co. This corner chair is branded (see below) and has claw and ball feet in addition to carved shells on the seat frame, acanthus carving on the legs and, if this were not enough, carved splats and reeded arm supports. Excellent original condition. The identical twin to this chair was purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1994 for their permanent collection.
Silver plated footed butler's serving tray. Bristol engraved pattern by Poole. overall 25" x 15.5" x 2". Excellent condition.
Regency period mahogany and mahogany-veneered pedestal sideboard, England circa 1820. Original surface, lovely design and proportions. Stepped top with shaped gallery, center frieze drawer, right pedestal with two short drawers above a door that opens to a zinc lined bottle drawer, left pedestal with two short drawers above a door that opens to four plate shelves, brass pulls, set on short curved front legs. Height 46.25, width 71, depth 22 inches.
Vintage Eldred Wheeler hand made dining table and 4 chairs in the country Queen Anne style. The solid cherry wood dining table is 42 wide x 45.5 long x 29.75 inches high with two 12 inch x 3/4 inch leaves with apron ends. The 2 arm chairs each measure 39 high x 26.5 inches high to the arms x 19.75 inches high to the seats x 24 inches wide x 18 inches deep. The 2 side chairs each measure 39 inches high x 19.75 inches high to the seats x 20 inches wide x 18 inches deep. Signed beneath the table top and on each chair. The chairs feature wooden pin construction and dovetailed bottom rails. Perfectly matched solid cherry through out the entire set. There also are 6 solid brass brackets that hold the table and leaves tightly together. Eldred Wheeler was established in 1977 and is no longer in business. In its day the company made the finest copies of authentic Early American furniture.
Paul Sormani Louis XVI style mahogany card table. France, circa 1900. The top has a panel of bookmatched burlwood set in an inlaid frame of satinwood, ebony, and mahogany with a cast bronze edge; it opens to a felt playing surface. The turned legs have burlwood inlay, ormolu mounts and cylindrical feet. The two rear legs pull out to reveal a narrow drawer and to support the top. There is a brass maker's label "P. Sormani Rue Charlot Paris." Height 29.5, width 37, depth 17.5 closed and 35 opened.