Antique Chinese low four drawer window bench circa 1800. Original black lacquered surface with gently worn patina. Measures 75 inches long by 15 inches high and 15 inches deep. Would also be lovely as a coffee table. Very good condition with some later under repairs for added drawer support.
RARE T H Robsjohn Gibbings Widdicomb mid century modern coffee table circa 1950. Excellent condition with original label underneath. Measures 72.5" long by 16.5" high by 18.5" wide at the center. Classic modern design, hand made with simple clean lines. Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905–1976) was a British-born architect and furniture designer. He studied architecture at London University. He afterwards worked briefly as a naval architect, designing ocean liner interiors, and then as art director for a motion picture studio. In 1926, he became a salesman for an antiques dealer who specialized in Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture, and Robsjohn-Gibbings was assigned prominent accounts such as Elizabeth Arden and Neiman Marcus. In the late 1930's and 1940's he was the most important decorator in America. After opening a shop on New York's Madison Avenue in 1936, Robsjohn-Gibbings proceeded to design houses from coast to coast for such scions as Doris Duke, Alfred A. Knopf, and Thelma Chrysler Foy.
Early American pine one drawer stand with shaped back splash circa 1810. Wonderful single board top, dovetailed drawer and straight tapered legs. All original. Measures 25.5" wide x 18.5" deep x 29.75" high to the surface and 33.5" high to the back splash.
Set 6 hand made Italian black leather seat cushions made for Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs in like new condition. Made from finely grained soft Italian leather. Each cushion measures 18 inches across the front tapering to 16 inches across the back and is 15.25 inches deep.
French Louis XV period upholstered walnut chair circa 1780. Measures 41 inches high to the back, 18 inches deep, 16.75 inches high to the seat, and 31 inches wide at the front. Lovely old patina, very comfortable and solid. 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. 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.