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EARLY 19TH CENTURY DISH TOP CANDLE TABLE-BITTERSWEET PAINT

An early 19th century three legged dish top candle table with the original bittersweet paint. Note the wonderful turnings on the post, legs and base and how the legs are mortised into the base. Note also the overall outstanding condition of this early piece. Great look!  Dimensions: 18 1/8" x 17 5/8" Dishtop, 27 3/4"H
List Price: $1975 (BALK)

PAINTED DRY SINK ca:1820

What a nice size good looking dry sink. This painted dry sink has its original hinges, fabulous original paint (some overpaint)  is square nailed and has the original shelves inside. The top of the dry sink is one board which was made so that it slanted toward the back (very unusual) where the drainage hole is located. As a result,  there is some minor lost on the back part of this board. (BDBAE)
Dimensions: 36"L x 18"D x 311/2"
List Price$1695

NEW ENGLAND SHOE FOOT TABLE - EARLY 19TH CENTURY

A GOOD LOOKING SHOE FOOT TABLE THAT IS ALMOST 4' IN DIAMETER  AND CAN EASILY SIT 6 PEOPLE. NOTE THE NICE DESIGN OF THE BENCH WHICH HAS A STORAGE UNIT AND THE WONDERFUL TWO BOARD TOP WITH THE MORTISED BATTENS TO KEEP THE TOP FLAT. NOTE ALSO THE OUTSTANDING CONDITION. (LKTHE)
DIMENSIONS: 44" X 43 1/2" TOP,  27 5/8"  TABLE HEIGHT
LIST PRICE: $3400

 

HANGING CORNER CUPBOARD- MID 19th CENTURY

A good looking hanging painted corner cupboard with arched opening, original shelves and back,  quality original molding, nicely shaped cornice (all original except for small piece on right) , arched opening and square nail construction. The paint was professionally restored. Outstanding condition. May be hung or can sit on floor. (LTEEDE)
Dimensions: Height 49 1/4", Needs 18 1/2" on left (as facing) and 15 3/4" on right (as facing)  
List Price: $2400

BOW-BACKED WINDSOR CHAIR 1765-1780

We found this beautiful bow-back Windsor in Connecticut a few years ago and it has been in our home for the past few years. It came from a curator (speciality in chairs)  and collector. The design with the bold turned legs is characteristic of Rhode Island craftsmanship.
Note the serpentine arms which are mortised through the incised bow and terminate in scroll shaped handholds. The chair has seven spindles (desirable),  vase and ring arm supports, four vase and ring turned legs reinforced by H-pattern turned stretchers. The seat is shield shape, concave,  peaking in front and extremely comfortable (saddle seat). A wonderful chair in outstanding condition. A similar chair can be found in ANTIQUE COUNTRY FURNITURE by George C. Neumann p.115.(AOKT)
Dimensions: Seat Height 18 3/4", Overall Height 38"
List Price: $900

PAINTED SHERATON BENCH

A nice looking looking Sheraton painted bench in the
original green and yellow. Note that the bench is all
original and has wonderful bamboo turnings. Note also
the great condition with no breaks or repairs. However,
there is wear and paint lose. (CETE)
Dimensions: 73”L x 19”D x 15 1/2”H (Seat),
34 1/2”H (Overall)
List Price: $700

PAINTED CHROME ORANGE TRIPOD CANDLE STAND - 18th CENTURY

The simplicity of the design as well as the original paint  of this 18th century candle stand translates into a beautiful and unique piece of art. Note how the legs and cleats are mortised into the post. Note also the distinct design of the feet as well as the arch of the legs and the two board top. Outstanding condition. (BKETE)Dimensions: 163/4” x 17” Top,  30” High  
List Price:$2150

BITTERSWEET COURTING HOUSE, SHOP OR OFFICE DESK ca:1840

A beautiful slanted painted desk in the original bittersweet paint with lift top. Note the large writing (or computer surface) which is hinged to a 10 3/8” full length board. Note also the three drawers (dovetailed and chamfered) in the  interior as well as the dovetailed backsplash. The height of opening in the front is 24”  which provides plenty of room for legs and chair(RETE)
Dimensions: 38” Height of Back Including Back Splash
39 1/4”  Wide  
32” Height of Front
List Price: $1280 

TRIPOD CANDLE STAND - 18th CENTURY

A tripod “candle” stand with urn and ring turnings on the post. Note the well formed snake feet as well as the impressive “round” top. Note also the communion brace (spider) that secures the legs in their dovetailed joints. Great old finish.(ADBK)
Dimensions: 28 1/2”High, 16 x 16 3/8” Diameter Top
List Price: $525

PAINTED CHEST ON BALL FEET CA:1850

A nice size dovetailed ,sponge  painted chest on ball feet. The chest has  the original 
 hinges, square nails, original paint and applied moulding on base. A clean nicely made chest. While the chest is in excellent condition, there is a stress crack on bottom board.(ACTK)
Dimensions:20"L x 13 1/2"W x 12"H
List Price: $495

SLAT-BACK ROCKING CHAIR-19th CENTURY

A nice looking 19th century rocking chair with 3 intricately cut slats on back, sausage and ring (also small vase) turned  posts and dome finials. Arms are flattened at the end with turned supports mortised into the side stretchers. Note the turned vase and ball front stretchers. Note also how the legs are mortised into thick relatively short rockers.
The rush seat is old and in good condition. A wonderful chair. (KTKE)
Seat Height: 14 1/2", Overall Height 43"
List Price: $650

PAINTED BLANKET CHEST w/BALL FEET ca:1850

A good looking pine  painted blanket chest with exquisite paint. This paint is well preserved and in excellent condition. The chest is a true 6 board dovetailed blanket chest with the original till, lock and the original ball feet. Excellent condition (RETE)
Dimensions: 363/4"L x 181/4"W x 231/2"H
List Price: $1275

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