Bradley and Hubbard Art Nouveau owl letter holder circa 1880. This charming antique desk accessory is made of cast iron with a brass plated surface. Measures 7 inches wide by 3 inches deep by 5 inches high at the back. The Bradley and Hubbard 6643 stock number is marked underneath. This item is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford, CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
R J Horner Company inlaid mahogany desk chair with mother of pearl highlights. This chair measures 41 inches high to the top, 26.5 inches high to the arms, 20 inches high to the seat, 20 inches wide at the crest, 25.25 inches wide at the arms, 23 inches wide at the seat, 23 inches deep, and 21 x 21 inside. Newly upholstered in cream damask and re-glued, it is both strong and comfortable. It would make the perfect desk or side chair. In 1886, Robert J. Horner set up his business at 61-65 West 23rd Street in Manhattan. What made his marketing plan unique is that he targeted not only wealthy New Yorkers who were seeking to furnish or redecorate their homes, but those of more moderate means as well. In fact, the company specifically referred to its wares as "First-class and Medium Quality Furniture" in its advertising at the time. In this way, Horner took up where J&J.W. Meeks had left off in 1868. "An article in The New York Times written within the year the firm opened noted that Horner reproduced "European novelties", but was also an innovator with new designs and always on the cusp of emerging trends. The feature also noted that the company manufactured all their own goods at that time. They used fine mahogany and oak hardwoods to produce high style pieces that remain extremely popular with Victorian furniture enthusiasts today." History taken from http://antiques.about.com/od/funituredesigners/ss/RJHorner021613.htm 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.
Vintage French Art Deco letter opener circa 1920. Steel saber shaped blade with brass and black enamel striped handle ending in steel tip. Unusual and elegant. Measures 9.75 inches long. 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.
Beautiful American Victorian rosewood travel writing box, with secret compartment c1860. Measures 12 inches wide, 9 inches deep and 7 inches high. Excellent original condition. There is a brass pin one pushes to release the bottom drawer and another that releases the panel underneath the lid, which pops out to reveal a secret letter compartment. This piece would also make a wonderful jewelry box.
Louis XV period bureau plat, or flat top desk, with kingwood parquet veneers, circa 1760. Measures 47.5 inches wide by 22.5 inches deep and 29.5 inches high. The knee hole space measures 12 inches wide and is 22 inches from the floor. This exquisite desk retains its original bronze mountings, locks, key and leather writing surface, and is finished all around. An ink inscription inside the center drawer reads: Bought Sept. 1923 Au Berceau Royal Paris. Excellent original condition. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com