A rare circa 1725-35 Boston side chair with a horse bone foot and original slip seat, which still has its original straw stuffing and dyed indigo homespun covering. This form of chair was made only in Boston during this short period of time. The chair retains its original grain painted surface throughout. The molded crest rail is reminiscent of the Gaines tradition. For a similar example, see 'Centuries and Styles of THE AMERICAN CHAIR 1640-1970' by Robert Bishop, page 75, fig. 72. SOLD
An extremely elegant and refined 18th Century Queen Anne arm chair having turned block and ball front legs narrowing into raised pad feet and a strong double ball with ring front stretcher. The back splat and crest terminating in carved ears are both fluid and rhythmical in form. New England origin, probably MA or Connecticut Shoreline given its design elements. Provenance: Bolles Collection, Nathaniel Hooper House, Marble Head, MA.,
18th Century Connecticut River Valley slat back arm chair, probably
Deerfield origin, in black paint, with its original turned crest rail and retaining its full original height. The chair has a nice canted profile.
18th C. New England
one drawer blanket chest in delicious salmon paint over pine with boot jack sides. Other than old replaced brasses, this
chest is all original and measures 42" long by
17 3/4" deep and 35 1/2"
Late 18th Century, Connecticut cherry tall case clock, signed Joseph Bulkley Fairfield.. Joseph Bulkley 1755- 1815,
resided and worked in Fairfield, CT throughout his life and was hailed as the leading clockmaker of Fairfield..
The case is beautifully proportioned
and has recurring cyma curves on
the base, door and bonnet scroll. The
engraved brass dial is typical of his
work. The clock stands 86" high and
is all original, missing a floor board.
18th C. Queen Anne two drawer blanket chest in original red paint, probably CT Shoreline origin. This chest possess its original, handsome base molding above a wonderful cyma curve apron and boot jack sides. The brasses are period, but replaced. The measurements are 44" h., 38 1/2" w., 17" d.
Early 19th C., six drawer apothecary in old surface, all original including its wooden pulls. There are a few small holes in the back board, to use for hanging. The measurements are 17 1/2" high an 20" wide. SOLD
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Woodbury, CT 06798
17th C. or very early 18th C. board chest Plymouth County pine in original red paint, with chip carving on the edges of the original lid as
well as the front edges of this six board chest. The front edge of the
lid has a linen fold form terminate, 27" high, 44 3/4" wide and 19" deep.
A rare, diminutive country Queen Anne dressing table of fine proportions, likely Connecticut River Valley. The side aprons with cyma curves are further accentuated
in design with an extra curl at the ends of each knee return. The woods that make up the old, untouched surface are cherry,
maple, poplar and pine. This dressing table stands 30" high and the thumb molded top
is 32" wide by 21 3/4" deep. SOLD
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An exceptional heart and crown arm chair, attributed to the Parmele family of Guilford, Connecticut, first half of the 18th Century. The chair has a rhythmical feeling to it, with carved volutes on the hand holds and a stylized crest terminating in a fish tail. The upside-down heart is believed to represent opposition to the British crown. Elongated balusters are consistent a theme throughout the turnings.
Early 18th Century William and Mary, New England roundabout chair in old surface, having block, ring and baluster form legs and double ball feet. The crest rail is a strong tiger maple.
A wonderful 18th or early 19th C. American pole screen with fine Hudson
River painting on formed wood, sitting atop a turned walnut standard and Queen Anne legs.
Circa 1790 country Hepplewhite, Portsmouth, NH server or dressing table. This pinned, original top is scalloped on three sides and straight in the back, making it useful as a tea table in front of a sofa, a side table or a server. There is a good splay to the tapered legs. The red paint is all original, the top's blue paint is later. The height
of the table is 28 1/2" and the top measures 31" wide by 20" deep.
A very rare New York, low back Windsor settee, sometimes also called a love seat or courting chair, late 18th Century. The
somewhat worn Spanish brown paint is early. The measurements are 26" high, 37" long, The seat
height is 15" and there is no loss to the feet.
Circa 1730-40 Queen Anne looking glass made of walnut and framed in a walnut veneer with refined pierced crest. The original chamfered mirror glass retains its first silvering. Although it is not apparent in the photo, one can see clearly the image in the mirror glass. It is
21" high x 11" wide.
18th Century Queen Anne parcel-gilt and mahogany looking glass with rare and original removable crest and having its first silvered mirror glass. It measures 28" high and 12 1/2" wide.