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, figure 72.
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.,
Very early 18th Century Guilford/Saybrook, CT shoe
foot hutch table, pine and maple with some of its worn original ox blood paint. The cleats are robustly shaped, belonging to a rare small group with this feature. Its
shoe feet terminate in chip carving. All the pins are original. The top is about 44" in diameter and the table stands 27 1/4" h.
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.
17th Century, English joint stool, made of oak and having carved lunettes on the front and side aprons. The bold turned legs have a nice splay and the thumb molded top is original. The height is 23 1/2". The top measures 18 1/2" wide by 111/2" deep. Scituate, Massachusetts joint stools employed very similar turnings to this English version and similar carved lunettes on many pieces of early furniture from Marshfield, Massachusetts. SOLD
A fine Windsor sack back arm chair, attributed to Amos Denison Allen of Windham, CT circa 1790-95. This dynamic Windsor has an American folk quality to it. A.D. Allen apprenticed to the prolific Windsor chair maker, Ebenezer Tracy of Lisbon, CT . Though this chair is not branded, it stylistically displays all the basic design characteristics of the Tracy workshop. However, Allen added his own individual personality to the chair by more aggressive and bold design elements; the swelling of the spindles near the seat, a dramatic splat to the legs, making for a powerful chair design. The 19th C. black paint sits over the original green paint.
18th Century Chippendale , mahogany dressing or shaving mirror having its original framed mirror glass, backed with an arm that fits into carved grooves, allowing changes to the angle for viewing. The mirror can be raised or lowered on the turned standard. American or English. This makes a lovely and interesting addition to any bedroom.
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.
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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.
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Country Queen Anne desk on frame in 19th Century blue paint over its original red, likely of Connecticut origin. This charming lady's desk has a handsome, deep apron with cyma curve, a well, chamfered back and tapered legs, terminating in button feet. All original, except the butt hinges. Brasses are period, but replaced,
39 1/2" h., 27 1/4" w.,17 3/4" d.
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.