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Blanket Chest ca:1810

A ca:1810 New England six board blanket chest in the original green paint, original black bracket feet and a trace of mustard paint on the molding above the feet. The back has great oxidation and is attached with T-nails. The boards are joined by rabbeting. The chest has the original strap hinges which are attached with rosé head nails (see photo). While it no longer retains its till, it does have the original lock. While there is some lost on the top of the bracket feet (see photo) and one of the feet has been repaired (see photo),the chest is in very good condition. (KEPE)
Dimensions: 4'L x 181/4"W x 211/8"H
List Price: $795

Tea Table ca: 1760

A wonderful Queen Anne ca:1760 maple table. This New England (possibly RI) tea table features a two board pegged scrub top as well as nicely turned pegged legs. Great look and condition.(BRETE).

Dimensions: 301/4"L x 21"W x 281/2"H
List Price: $2400

Child's Blanket Chest 19th Century

A wonderfully constructed child's blanket chest with the original mustard paint. The chest features original pulls and hinges. The drawer is dovetailed and chamfered. The turned feet are extensions of the corners. The moulding on the three sides of the top is incised which enhances the the look of the chest. It is a Montgomery County, Pa. chest which was presented to Dorinda E. Reiff when she was 10 years old. Dorinda Reiff was the daughter of Benjamin Reiff and Lydia Rittenhouse of "Rittenhouse Square" in Philadelphia. Note the writing on inside of the top in the photo. The chest is in excellent condition and has never been touched. (LAETE)
Dimensions: 243/4"L x 121/8"W x 163/8"H
List Price: $2800

Jelly Corner Cupboard ca.1800

A rare and unique ca. 1800 jelly cupboard in original red paint. It originally was wooden pegged and hand forged nails were probably added later. The cupboard has a full mortised and pegged door with original pull and hinges. The back is all original. There is an age crack on the raised panel but otherwise it is in overall good condition. (CEDEE)
Dimensions: Height 48", Front 36", Sides 22"
Needs a 24" wall
List Price: $4800

Plantation Desk ca:1840

A very fine two piece ca: 1840 plantation desk with the cubicles in the lower section. This desk features a dovetailed cabinet,full mortised and pegged doors, original hinges, square nails and original surface. One of the pulls may not be original. The desk is in excellent condition and retains the original back.(LCEE)

Dimensions: 513/4" Overall Height x 31"W, Bottom Stand 225/8" Depth,Top Cabinet: 8" Depth,
List Price: $2800

Work Table ca:1820

A well made and nicely designed work table. The table is all original with a one board top and the original black over green. The legs are delicately turned and end in a ball foot. The table has no drawer and is in excellent condition.(LWOE)
Dimensions: 1713/16" x18" Top, 263/4"Height
List Price: $425


Two Delaware Valley (N.J., PA.) ca:1770 painted chairs with splint seats.  Note the four horizontal slats which are mortised and pegged into the cylindrical stiles, nicely designed ball finials on the stiles, turned front legs with single ball and also ball feet, paired stretchers on sides which provide strength and stability and the impressive front stretcher with the ball and ring turnings. Considering age and use, the overall condition is excellent. (BKDETE)
Dimensions: 43 1/4" H,  Seat Height 16 1/2" 


This is an extremely well made ca:1840 Pennsylvania blanket chest. The chest features great original paint, one board pine construction on sides and top, bread board ends on top, original hand forged strap hinges, original till, dovetailed construction and original wooden drawer pulls. While there is an old repair on front left foot, the overall condition is excellent. (RETE)
Dimensions: 41"L x 21 1/8"W x 28 1/4"H


A charming 18th century chair with gold decoration, nicely turned finials splint seat and pegged construction. The chair is in great condition and the paint is outstanding. ( LDETE)
Dimensions: 16" seat height, 40 1/2" overall height
List Price: $375


The paint on this blanket chest is original and outstanding.The chest has the original back with square nails, applied molding and dust skirt. It is in outstanding condition. (BKDETE)
Dimensions: 401/2" L X 183/4" D X 397/8"H
List Price: $2300


An attractive Queen Anne rush seat armchair in old black with traces of gilt highlights.  Note the sausage, ring and vase mortised and pegged posts, the bulbous front stretcher and the acorn finials. Note also the sloping scroll ended arms. The seat shows some ware.(HETE) 
Dimensions:Seat Height 16 1/2", Overall Height 45"
List Price: $1050


This is a wonderful four drawer American tiger maple dresser. The drawer pulls are all signed HJ and are attributed to Thomas Hands and William Jenkins  (Birmingham, England 1791-1805). The dresser retains the original locks on the bottom three drawers, the original backboards, mortised drawer supports as well as a one board top and sides.
Note the wonderful scrolled bracket feet, pleasing proportions and the attractive  side and front views. Note also the outstanding condition with no repairs. (AETKE)
Dimensions: 36 7/8"H x 18"D x 39 1/8"W
List Price: $4200

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