Vintage mahogany Chippendale style lowboy with claw feet c1930-1950. Bench made with solid brass hardware, open pierced carved shell shirt, column sides, and dovetailed drawers, ending in graceful legs with ball and claw feet. Excellent condition. Measures 35 inches wide, 20 inches deep and 30.75 inches high.
The decoration was inspired by the miniature Mughal paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries in India. Each scene is hand painted over true silver leaf, accented with areas of gold leaf. There are scenes of courtly life, the hunt, lovers, gardens and exotic animals. Truly one of a kind and custom made, there is no other like it. The chest has no drawer pulls because owner chose to display it as a work of art; however, drawer pulls could easily be added. Measures 30 inches wide, 14 inches deep, and 28.5 inches high. Lovely condition.
Vintage Beacon Hill Collection Regency style breakfast table circa 1920. Solid mahogany with burl crotch mahogany hexagonal top. Superb construction with iron supports on the elegant tripod base, tapered legs, solid brass casters and fluted center column. Although the style is rooted in history, it registers surprisingly modern. The Beacon Hill Collection was inspired by the early designers and craftsmen of the eighteenth century. The table measures 34.5 inches across and 27.5 inches high. Very good condition. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Antique American Federal period pair of walnut armchairs, circa 1825-35. Handmade needlepoint seats. Excellent original condition, strong and comfortable. Beautifully rolled arms, detailed carving, and fluted legs. Each chair measures 34 inches to the top of its back, 29 inches to the top of its arm,19 inches to top of seat and 19 inches deep. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Iconic American architect Louis I. Kahn designed this pair of solid walnut benches for the Yale University Art Gallery in 1953. The benches, classic examples of mid 20th century modern design, each measure 59 inches long x 22 inches deep x 17 inches high. The tops are 1.75 inches thick and the legs are 2.75 x 3.5 inches thick. These are very rare pieces, Kahn only designed about 8 different pieces of furniture in his entire career. Louis I. Kahn designed what has been called the most important piece of architecture of the 20thc century "the capitol complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh". Louis Kahn was born in Pï¿½rnu, Estonia, on February 20, 1901. His family emigrated to the United States when Kahn was a child; he later studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and opened his own firm in 1935. His major works include the Yale University Art Gallery, the Kimbell Art Museum and the capitol complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Kahn died in New York City on March 17, 1974. We show original pictures of these benches inside the Louis I. Kahn Yale University Art Gallery. As I. M. Pei talks about Louis Kahn in a video, he states he was a great admirer of Kahn, learned a great deal from him and of the two he felt Kahn was the better architect. See the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4V0nZZa6xU&app=desktop or see My Father the Architect A Son's Journey a 2003 documentary by his son https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JktX-BKOjM.