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.
Early walnut work table with drawer circa 1800. Thick two board top. Measures 27.25 inches deep, 36.75 inches wide and 30 inches high. Large hand cut dovetails, wooden pin construction, dovetailed slats under top with wide overhang. Very good condition with some minor old repairs commensurate with its age.
Set of 8 American walnut balloon back dining chairs circa 1865. Freshly upholstered, strong and very comfortable. Each chair measures 35 inches high to the back, 18 inches wide, 17 inches deep and 19.5 inches high to the crown of the seat.
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.