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, pg. 75, figure 72.
New York City braced bow-back, continuous arm Windsor chair made by John Sprosen, circa 1793-98. The worn paint history is as follows: 19th Century green paint over earlier oxidized green on top of original Spanish brown paint. SOLD
Circa 1800 'hour glass' candlestand, New England, all original including the pine untouched surface, having worn blue paint on one top and flip it over and another original surface with a jelly jar note attached. SOLD
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Rare and diminutive, early 18th Century New England, shoe foot chair table with its original drawer in early, probably original red paint. The cut outs of the sides are clearly echoed in the apron. The top measures 36" in diameter. Provenance: Florine Maine, Ridgefield, CT .
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: Boles Collection, Nathaniel Hooper House, Marble Head, MA.
Early 18th Century New England, X-base candlestand with arched legs, a lamb's tongue carved standard in old green paint.
Very early 18th Century Guilford/Saybrook, CT shoe foot hutch table, pine and maple in worn original oxblood paint. The shoot feet are gauge carvied on top. The cleats are robustly shaped and all the pins are original. The top measures approximately 44" in diameter.
18th Century Connecticut River Valley slat back arm
chair, probably Deerfield origin, in Victorian black paint,
with its original turned crest rail and retaining its full
original height. The chair has a good canted profile.
Circa 1820-40 New England chimney cupboard with plank door in old blue gray paint over original grey paint. There are two ways to reach the bottom shelves, the scubbed top on butt hinges lifts seperately in addition to opening the plank door. The cupboard is 24" wide and approximately 20" deep.
Circa 1750-60 cherr,y Queen Anne tea table, probably Connecticut. Its original wood top was replaced a long time ago with a well formed marble top with molded edge.
Circa 1770-80 Massachusetts Chippendale bow front desk. The design of the interior of the design is consistent with the workshop of Benjamin Frothingham, Boston. The carved fan on the lid and on the desk's pendant add a more elegant details to the desk. The ogee bracket feet have an elevated thrust, creating excellent proportions.
18th Century New England slat back child's high chair in Victorian black paint.
Circa 1730-50 Boston area, Queen Anne dressing table or 'lowboy' . Made of walnut and walnut veneering with fine proportions and a mellow patina. The molded top has four matched panels surrounded by crossbanding. The case with valanced skirt is string inlaid and cockbeaded around each of its four crossbanded drawers. The drawer configuration is one long drawer above three smaller drawers, of which the center drawer is inlaid with a fan motif. The cabriole legs terminate in platformed pad feet. The case measures 31 1/2" h., the top is 34" w. by 22" d.
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.
Circa 1790-95 New England, fan back Windsor side chair with seven spindles, from either New York or
Connecticut. 19th Century Spanish brown paint with yellow line decoration is over earlier black paint. The chair has exceptionally good form and a very nice splay to the legs. Provenance: Wayne Pratt.
An extremely rare 18th Century small child's rope bed in beautiful, original condition and having its original grained paint throughout. The original rails are not pictured but come with the bed.
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, New England Queen Anne one drawer blanket chest in wonderful, original blue paint with boot jack sides, pine and poplar, 37'' high, 44'' wide, 19'' deep