Exceptional 18th Century Demilune Gamestable in birch with rosewood banding; having a hinged top opening to a baise lined playing surface, with both back legs swinging out to support the top. The skirt is similarly banded with rosewood and the tapered legs have ebony stringing and brass cuffs.
Circa 1790, possibly Scandinavian.
Continental Neoclassical Game Table in cedar, having a hinged rectangular top which rotates and opens to a baize playing surface. The shaped and molded skirt has two end drawers and is raised on tapered legs ending in brass casters.
Circa 1830, possibly Baltic.
Miniature Chest of Drawers, in satinwood
with ebonized moldings and pulls; having a overhanging top drawer above three graduated drawers and raised on turned toupie feet. 19th Century. Although often called salesman's samples, miniature pieces of furniture like this were probably the work of an apprentice c ...click for details
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.
Small Antique Biedermeier Commode in highly figured elm with ebony line inlay; rectangular with rounded corners, having three graduated drawers and turned and ebonized front feet. Northern German, circa 1830 (minor veneer patches and losses).
Neo-Classical ormolu mounted dressing table in mahogany having a rectangular top with two incurved small drawers and an elevating cheval mirror above a frieze drawer and two cabriole legs ending in hoof form feet on an incurved platform base. Probably Baltic, circa 1830-1840.