Antique American painted pine six board blanket chest c1790. This is the only one we have seen with a secret compartment. The left inside drawer is false. When you remove the right drawer and pull out the center divider you can access the secret drawer, as shown in one of the detail images. This blanket chest retains its old red wash surface and is dovetailed on all four sides. Excellent original condition including hinges and lock. No repairs or restoration. Measures 40" W x 20" D x 19" H.
Early New England American three slat ladder back rush seat chair c1800. This chair has a lovely old if not original hickory splint seat. Wooden pin construction. C1800. Measures 39 inches to the top of the finial and 15 and one half inches to the top of its seat.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.
American Federal mahogany Pembroke table c1790. This Federal Pembroke table has a single board top that measures 23 and one half inches wide. There are two single board leaves that each measure 11 inches. The table legs have wonderful well executed fluted turned legs. Single drawer with large hand cut dovetails. Measures 28 and one half inches high, and 32 and one quarter inches wide. Excellent condition.
American Federal cherry butler's chest circa 1790. Two small drawers over a large central drawer flanked by two bottle drawers over three drawers. All original except the finish which was enhanced many years ago. A rare piece of American Federal furniture in a very unusual size and form. It measures 49.5 inches high to the wave cut back splash, 40.5 inches high to the surface, 42.5 inches wide and 20 inches deep. Fine hand cut dovetails. The gently scalloped base ends in low French feet. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Georgian period mahogany coffee table, cut down from a candlestand many years ago. The table dates from circa 1820 and was probably cut down in the 1930's. The top is beautifully grained. The table measures 24.75 inches across and 19.25 inches high. Its diminutive size is perfectly scaled for a small sitting room or library.