Exceptional English walnut sewing stand with fitted interior. Victorian period, circa 1855-65. Solid walnut with walnut burl veneers and fine satinwood scroll inlay. Gorgeous turnings and leaf-carved knees and feet on brass casters. Unusual open cut-work compartment covers. Excellent condition. Measures 26 inches wide, 17.5 inches deep, and 28.5 inches high.
Vintage B Altman Co New York maple chest on chest c1940 in excellent condition. Made in the early American country Chippendale style of the finest matching New England maple-wood with solid brass hardware, bracket feet, and large moldings Measures 61 inches tall, 17 inches deep, 31 inches wide at top molding 27.5 iwde at top and 30 inches wide at base.B Altman commissioned and sold fine reproductions of American Country furniture and was a luxury department store and chain, founded in 1865 in New York City, New York, by Benjamin Altman. It had its flagship store at Fifth Avenue and 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan from 1906 until the company closed on its flagship store on Fifth Avenue at the end of 1989. One of the first American department stores to open out-of-town branches. By 1906, though, Altman's had moved to a new block-long building at 351–57 Fifth Avenue running from 34th to 35th Streets, which was expanded in stages through 1913 to 188–89 Madison Avenue. The original Fifth Avenue building and the extensions were all designed by Trowbridge & Livingston in Italian Renaissance style.Altman's was the first big department store to make the move from the "Ladies' Mile" shopping district, where the dry-goods emporia had been located, to Fifth Avenue. That neighborhood was still almost entirely residential at the time, and the design of the new building, across the street from the grand residence of department-store rival A. T. Stewart's and diagonally across the avenue from the residence of Mrs. Astor, was planned to fit in with these palatial mansions around it. Following Altman's example, the other big stores like Lord and Taylor in 1914, followed and made the move uptown as well.
Chinese elm 3 drawer coffer in Classic Ming (1550-1600) style c1900. Measures 59 inches wide by 21 inches deep and 32.75 inches high. Excellent 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
Vintage pair of Chinese Ming style horse shoe back chairs with seat cushions, circa 1960. The chairs each measure 39 inches high to the back, 19 inches high to the seat, 22 inches high to the cushions, 18 inches deep and 27 inches wide at the arms. Fine estate 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
Hitchcock Thanksgiving Limited Edition chair, marked #214 out of 500, made in 1984. Excellent condition, measures 35.5 inches high to the back x 18 inches high to the seat x 17.5 inches wide x 15.25 inches deep.