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Lot 0001 1. A Diorama of a Manhattan Apartment, 20th c., including a mirrored and wallpapered living room with Regency furnishings and miniature Chinese ceramics and an adjoining terrace with a view of the city, furnished with chrome and glass table and chairs, a banquette and brick wall with flowers, the whole in a custom hinged case, height 16 in., width 31 in., depth 20 in. $300/500
Lot 0002 2. An American Aesthetic Faux Bamboo Maple Washstand, late 19th c., attributed to Horner Bros., New York, spindled backsplash, later marble top with turreted corners, long drawer above three side drawers and a cabinet, disc feet, height 39 1/2 in., width 36 1/2 in., depth 21 in. $800/1200
Lot 0003

Lot 0003

3. An American Renaissance Rosewood Inlaid, Ebonized and Burled Walnut Occasional Table, mid-19th c., the circular tilt and swivel top inlaid with a chessboard, ebonized molded skirt, vasiform stem, arched blocked legs, height 28 in., diameter 27 in. $800/1200
Lot 0004

Lot 0004

4. An American Late Classical Mahogany Work Table, 19th c., drop-leaf top, two bolection molded drawers, tapered rectangular pillar, incurvate plinth, ball feet, casters, height 28 in., width 16 1/2 in., depth 17 in. $800/1200
Lot 0005 5. A Pair of American Late Federal Gilt-Stenciled and Rosewood Grained "Fancy" Chairs, early 19th c., probably Delaware Valley, grapevine stenciled crest rails, oval splat with scroll brackets, chamfered stiles, shaped arms, turned uprights, rounded rush seats, turned legs with stretchers, height 32 in. $600/900
Lot 0057 57. An American Gothic Carved Walnut Armchair, c. 1870, attributed to Thomas Brooks, New York, crocketed arched crest, pierced upholstered back, chamfered stiles with steeple top finials, padded arms, blocked and turned uprights, bracketed seat rail, turned legs, height 58 in. $1500/2500
Note: The use of tall spire stiles, a wide pierced crestrail arch, and bold carved foliate adornment is similar to other seating attributed to Thomas Brooks (Brooklyn, 1811-1887), including two walnut settees and side chair in the seminal "The Gothic Revival Style in America" exhibition at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts in 1976.Reference: Howe and Warren. The Gothic Revival Style in America 1830-1870 pp. 20 and 32-33 fig. 22, 56 and 57.
Lot 0058 58. An American Gothic Carved Walnut Sofa, mid-19th c., serpentine crest rail centered with a crocket finial, arched inset paneled stiles with crocket finials, scrolled arms, conforming seat rail on ring-turned tapered legs, height 51 in., width 81 in., depth 23 1/4 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0059 59. A Pair of American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chairs, c. 1850-1860, attributed to J. and J.W. Meeks, New York, delicately painted in light coral; variously rubbed and lightly faded, height 40 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0061 61. A Pair of American Aesthetic Ebonized and Gilt-Incised Rosewood Ballroom Chairs, late 19th c., New York, each with arched crest with incised oval medallion, swagged urn splat, turned legs connected by stretchers, height 36 in. $600/800
Lot 0062 62. An American Gothic Carved Rosewood-Grained Armchair, quatrefoil pierced crest with finials, oval upholstered back, padded arms terminating in balls, serpentine seat rail, turned legs, height 55 in. $700/900
Lot 0093 93. A Fine American Classical Carved Rosewood Piano Stool, c. 1825, Baltimore, upholstered circular adjustable seat above a basket of fruit carved standard on a giltwood collar, the incurvate triangular plinth on acanthus paw feet raised on original brass gliders, original black horsehair upholstery, height 28 in., depth 14 1/2 in. $500/800
Note: Baltimore carvers favored the basket of fruit design for standards. A center table with the same carved supports is conserved by the Carroll Mansion in Baltimore, Maryland.
Lot 0094 94. A Fine Federal Mahogany Work Table, early 19th c., Philadelphia, with three graduated drawers flanked by reeded stiles, turned, tapered, reeded legs, height 32 in., width 22 1/2 in., depth 19 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0095

Lot 0095

95. A Fine American Rococo Carved Rosewood Games Table, mid-19th c., attributed to Alexander Roux, New York, serpentine foldover top opening to a tooled leather playing surface, shell and acanthus cabriole legs and shaped apron, height 31 1/2 in., width 34 in., depth 17 in. $800/1200
Note: In contrast with New York competitors J & J.W. Meeks and J.H. Belter, Alexander Roux approached Rococo Revival form with the eye of a Parisian ebeniste. Rather than a broad interpretation of the style, Roux produced finely made examples of restrained historicism, much in evidence in this lot.
Lot 0096 96. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard, c. 1830, attributed to Joseph Meeks and Son, New York, gilt stenciled backsplash with columnar uprights, figured frieze, crossbanded center drawer flanked by a pair of bolection molded drawers, a pair of raised-panel cupboard doors flanking bowfront graduated drawers; columnar stiles, bulbous acanthus carved melon feet, height 58 1/2 in., width 64 in., depth 24 in. $3000/5000
Note: The case configuration of this sideboard wirh doors flanking a bowed center is very similar to a sideboard descended in the Wilkinson family and attributed to Joseph Meeks and Son, now in the Bayou Bend Collection, Houston.Reference: Warren, et. al.. American Decorative Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, pp. 135-136, fig. 219.
Lot 0098

Lot 0098

98. A Rare American Gothic Carved Rosewood Dressing Bureau, mid-19th c., labeled "From C.A. Baudouine 335 Broadway, New York", the mirrored back with scrolled crest centered with a quatrefoil, stiles with colonnettes, the conforming base having original marble top above four graduated paneled drawers, scalloped base, block feet, height 88 in., width 47 1/2 in., depth 24 1/2 in. $4000/6000
Note: The top drawer has a fitted satinwood interior bearing three stenciled labels.
Lot 0116

Lot 0116

116. A Rare Pair of American Beaux Arts Carved and Parcel Gilt Oak Crystal Cabinets, late 19th c., possibly Hale and Kilburn, Philadelphia, each having a verde antico marble top above a shell carved frieze, shaped glazed doors, rounded sides, acanthine and bellflower stiles, blocked bases, carved blocked feet, height 64 in., width 49 in., depth 16 in. $6000/8000
Note: In 1850, Warren Hale moved to Philadelphia, where he met Cheney Kilburn and established a furniture and rail car-fittings business: the Hale and Kilburn Manufacturing Company. Producing cabinet-wares, frames and moldings, the firm eventually expanded to create folding beds, seats, and patented specialty items such as the "Peerless Portable Reservoir Washstand" and the "Favorite Water Cooler," mostly in oak as the cabinets presented here. With workshops located at 48 & 50 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, the firm participated in the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia and opened branch stores in New York and Boston. Reference: Dubrow. Furniture Made in America 1875-1905, p. 309
Lot 0131

Lot 0131

131. An Antique Federal-Style Inlaid Mahogany and églomisé Secretary Bookcase, 19th c., pedimented crest above a paneled crossbanded frieze, glazed doors with églomisé panels depicting allegorical figures of Music and Spring, lozenge mullions, the breakfront base with later top, escritoire drawer over long drawer flanked by pedestals with drawers and cupboards, the stiles having highly figured panels, square tapered legs, height 86 in., width 74 in., depth 22 in. $5000/7500
Provenance: Sold as lot 1111 by Parke-Bernet, October 28, 1938 from the collection of Oris Paxton Van Sweringen, Cleveland.
Lot 0132 132. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Work Table, early 19th c., Philadelphia, the well-figured top above bolection molded case with drawer, pull out work basket, Ionic columnar supports, plinth on arched volute saber legs, brass paw feet, casters, found in "estate" condition, height 30 1/2 in., width 16 in., depth 21 1/2 in. $700/900
Lot 0133 133. A Late Federal Cuban Mahogany Dining Table, c. 1825, New York, the highly figured top with deep drop leaves, plain skirt, spiral-turned tapered legs, casters, height 30 in., length 66 3/4 in., width 48 in. $800/1200
Lot 0134

Lot 0134

134. An American Federal Mahogany Tall Post Bedstead, early 19th c., probably Baltimore, flat tester, tapered, reeded posts with grain sheath, swag and tassel carved urn, blocked tapered legs, a solid mahogany headboard with an arched, scalloped crest, height 92 in., width 59 in., depth 74 in. $6000/8000
Note: Mid-Atlantic craftsmen of the Federal period often adorned headposts as elaborately as footposts, a tradition differing from most New England and Southern makers. The Hepplewhite-influenced, reeding, grain-carved sheath, swag-carved urn and lamb's tongued leg on all four posts of this bed are very similar to those in a bed descended in the Ridgely family of Baltimore.Reference: Sotheby's, January 19, 2002, lot 164.
Lot 0135 135. An American Classical Mahogany Mixing Table, early 19th c., Boston, marble top, scroll gallery, frieze drawer, tapered columnar supports and crossbanded pilasters, incurvate stretcher shelf on bold ring-turned legs, casters, height 35 in., width 27 1/2 in., depth 17 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0136

Lot 0136

136. A Large Federal Pine Corner Cupboard, late 18th/early 19th c., Mid-Atlantic, stepped, cove-molded, dentillated cornice, fluted frieze, arched paneled doors with keystone fluted surround, interior with scalloped shelves, pair of paneled doors below, one piece construction, poplar secondary wood, height 113 in., width 34 in., exterior depth 46 in. $4000/6000
Lot 0160

Lot 0160

Lot 0160

160. An American Classical Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Pier Table, c. 1830, New York, marble top, wide molded apron, tapered bronze-mounted columnar supports to the front, tapered pilasters with gilt capitals flanking the original mirror back, incurvate gilt-stenciled plinth, on acanthus-carved gilded feet, height 37 in., width 44 in., depth 18 1/4 in. $7000/9000
Provenance: Estate of curator and purveyor Jack Mc Gregor; Bayou Bend Collection, Houston Texas (de-accessioned); noted antiquarian James D. Didier, New Orleans; private collectionNote: The curved frieze, pilaster and column terminals, shaped plinth, and carved feet on this lot are identical to those on a stenciled mahogany pier table by a New York maker descended in the family of William Randall Cortland (New York) and now conserved by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute.
Reference: D'Ambrosio. Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. pp. 41-42, fig 8.
Lot 0161 161. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Curule Stool, early 19th c., New York, rectangular incurvate seat and frame, X-form legs centered with a boss, disc feet, height 15 in., width 20 1/2 in., depth 16 in. $500/700
Lot 0162 162. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Center Table, Philadelphia, associated circular top on an acanthus-carved, ebonized and gilt standard, incurvate triangular plinth, scroll and paw feet, casters, height 29 in., diameter 41 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0163 163. An American Modern Gothic Carved and Burled Walnut Bookcase, late 19th c., pierced gallery with stepped stiles, arched, incised and glazed doors, plinth drawer, blocked base, height 69 1/2 in., width 43 in., depth 15 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0280

Lot 0280

Lot 0280

Lot 0280

Lot 0280

Lot 0280

Lot 0280

280. A Modern Gothic Walnut Hanging Cabinet, late 19th c., attributed to Kimbel and Cabus, New York, the pediment centered by a Minton tile, the doors ornamented by brass strapwork hinges and paneled with tiles designed by John Moyr Smith depicting Galcactus and Death of Harold, tenoned sides also inset with tiles, height 39 in., width 27 1/2 in., depth 8 1/4 in. $2500/3500
Note: Kimbel and Cabus favored Minton tiles to adorn many cabinets, and interestingly tiles designed by John Moyr Smith (1839-1912) seem to be exclusively chosen for incorporation into Kimbel and Cabus furniture.As Minton's most celebrated tile designer, Smith won the grand prize at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1878. He attended the Glasgow School of Art, as did Gothic design innovator Christopher Dresser. Smith later worked at Dresser's London studio.
Reference: Stapleton. John Moyr Smith, p. 61.
Lot 0281 281. An American Aesthetic Mahogany Table, c. 1880, attributed to A. and H. LeJambre, Philadelphia, the rectangular Japonesque top above turned supports and a diamond shaped medial shelf mounted by finials, the stretcher shelf raised on brass outswept feet, height 30 1/2 in., width 22 in., depth 15 3/4 in. $700/1000
Note: An Aesthetic side table stamped by A. and H. Lejambre using twist supports and outswept brass cuff feet similar to those in this lot is conserved by the St. Louis Art Museum.Reference: Burke, Freedman, Frelinghuysen, et al. In Pursuit of Beauty, Americans and the Aesthetic Movement, pp. 159 and 280, fig. 5.16.
Lot 0282 282. A Set of Six Federal Revival Carved Mahogany Side Chairs, late 19th c., in the manner of Duncan Phyfe, the slightly scrolled stiles connected by graduated splats, trapezoidal slip seats, molded seat rails on saber legs ending in paw feet, height 32 in. $800/1200
Lot 0283

Lot 0283

Lot 0283

283. An American Classical Gilt Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Box Sofa, early 19th c., probably New York, tubular crest rail, flame veneered frieze below, tapered columnar uprights with spherical terminals and bronze-mounted collars, ogee seat rail, tapered foliate-carved feet, casters, height 35 in., width 81 in., depth 29 in. $8000/12000
Provenance:  Didier, Inc. New Orleans
Note: Several distinctive elements on this lot are related to those on a number of known Classical sofas in the Restauration taste by New York makers. The crest rail on this lot is identical to that on a sofa in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum and a sofa attributed to Duncan Phyfe sold as lot 481 in these rooms April 4, 1997. The ogee seat rail is very similar to that on a c. 1840 metamorphic sofa sold as lot 660 on September 25, 1990. The concentric boss topping the arm support, gilt bronze mounts and the leg proportions are all similar to those on a sofa in the Newark Museum's 1963 exhibition "Classical America", the Brooklyn Museum example mentioned above, and to sofas sold by Neal Auction Company as lots 378 on February 23, 2008 and 435 on June 9, 2007.
Exhibitions: The Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, Old State Capital Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2003-2004
Reference: Tracy. Classical America 1815-1845. pl. 57; Voorsanger and Howat. Art and The Empire City, New York, 1825-1861. p. 516, pl. 224.
Lot 0284 284. A Good American Classical Rosewood and Brass-Inlaid Mahogany Center Table, c. 1825, possibly J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, the original circular white marble top above a banded frieze, the tapering columnar support surmounted by a giltwood capital and resting on a giltwood collar, the incurvate triangular plinth on giltwood feet headed by scrolling acanthus joined by cornucopia, height 29 in., diameter 36 in. $3000/5000
Lot 0285 285. An American Late Federal Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., Mid-Atlantic, with cross-banded backsplash above three frieze drawers, reeded stiles flanking cupboard doors, slightly incurvate center, raised on turned, reeded legs, yellow pine and poplar secondary wood, height 48 in., length 66 1/4 in., width 23 3/8 in. $2000/3000
Lot 0299 299. A Late Federal Mahogany Dining Table, early 19th c., in two parts, each with deep drop leaf, bolection-molded skirt, acanthus-carved corners, spiral turned legs, ball feet, height 29 in., extended length 80 in., width 45 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0300

Lot 0300

300. An American Late Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table, early 19th c., New York or Charleston, the top with shaped drop leaves, frieze drawer, beehive-turned tapered legs, casters, height 27 7/8 in., length 45 1/2 in., width 36 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0301 301. A Southern Federal Inlaid Walnut Chest of Drawers, late 18th/early 19th c., probably Virginia or North Carolina, the top with string inlay above four graduated drawers, scalloped skirt and bracket feet, yellow pine secondary wood, height 37 in., width 37 1/2 in., depth 19 in. $4000/6000
Lot 0305

Lot 0305

305. An American Classical Carved Mahogany and Rosewood Banded Work Table, early 19th c., New England, hinged top opening to a fitted writing compartment, a pair of banded drawers below, on an acanthus-carved stem, turned and foliate-carved collar, acanthus-carved scrolled legs ending in hairy paw feet, casters, height 32 5/8 in., length 21 in., width 16 3/4 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0311 311. An American Mahogany Curule Footstool, c. 1820, attributed to Duncan Phyfe, New York, the rectangular upholstered seat on curule supports joined by a turned stretcher, height 16 in., width 21 in., depth 15 1/4 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0312 312. An American Renaissance Carved, Gilt-Incised and Ebonized Walnut Stool, late 19th c., attributed to Allen and Brother, Philadelphia, upholstered seat above a spindled skirt with anthemion and scroll carving, raised on outswept tapered legs, height 18 in., width 20 1/2 in., depth 20 1/2 in. $800/1200
Note: The juxtaposition of gilt, ebonization and well-carved decoration on this stool is indicative of other works attributed to Allen and Brother, including a center table from the Judith Hollander collection and seat furniture in the Berke collection.William Allen Sr., a purveyor of exotic woods and furniture was succeeded by his sons, William Jr. and Joseph in the Allen workshop at 137 Walnut Street in Philadelphia in 1847. By 1869 Joseph partnered with another Allen brother, James, and Allen and Brother solidified a reputation for fine goods and custom cabinetwork. James Allen closed the firm in 1902.
Reference: Talbot. "Allen and Brother, Philadelphia Furniture Makers," Magazine Antiques, (May, 1996) pp. 716, pl. I, pp. 720-722, pl. VI-IX; Dubrow. American Furniture of the 19th c., p. 13.
Lot 0423 423. An American Gothic Carved Oak Hall Chair, mid-19th c., Baltimore or Philadelphia, arched, incised crest, pierced back with crocket splats, quatrefoils, height 60 3/4 in., width 27 in., depth 24 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0427

Lot 0427

427. A Good American Late Classical Carved Walnut Library Table, c. 1840, Philadelphia, inset leather top with gadrooned molding, shaped drawer centered with a cartouche, barley twist trestle base with dolphins, medial stretcher, melon feet, casters, height 28 in., width 36 in., depth 22 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0428 428. A Good American Classical Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Center Table, early 19th c., New York or Boston, circular marble top above a paneled skirt, tapered columnar stem with bronze collar, plinth base with scroll feet, height 29 1/2 in., diameter 29 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0429 429. An American Late Classical Mahogany Footstool, c. 1835, New York, the rectangular slip seat above a molded frame on blocked and rounded feet fitted with recessed casters, height 13 1/2 in., width 23 1/2 in., depth 19 in. $500/800
Note: The c-form feet on this stool relate closely to those on a suite of seat furniture made for the Foot family by Duncan Phyfe and Sons now at the Metropolitan Museum.Reference: Mc Clelland. Duncan Phyfe and the English Regency 1785-1830, p. 274, pl. 261
Lot 0430 430. An American Reform "Turner" Chair, late 19th c., having rectangular chip-carved crest rail, three turned ring-turned standards, triangular plank seat, front stiles and triangular stretcher, height 35 in. $700/900
Note: With prototypes dating before the 13th c., this distinctive chair form was the apogee of the skill of the English Gothic-period turner. Remarkably stable in construction, the rails attach to the uprights through bored holes. Chairs of this form were some of the earliest imported to and made in New England. The Colonial Revival movement and interest in Gothic history in the late 19th and early 20th c. induced a fashion for bench-made versions of Turner's chairs.A similar chair is photographed in the drawing room of the Knight D. Chesney house, South Manchester Connecticut.
Reference: The Chesney house interior views appear in Turner and Mc Quinlin, The Opulent Interiors of the Gilded Age, All 203 Photographs from "Artistic Houses", pl. 66.
Lot 0431 431. An American Reform "Turner" Chair, late 19th c., rectangular incised crest rail, three ring-turned standards, triangular plank seat, front stiles and triangular stretcher. $700/900
Lot 0432 432. A Good American Federal Carved Mahogany Sofa, c. 1800, mid-Atlantic, reeded crest rail, reeded scrolled arms, vasiform reeded supports, shaped seat rail, on turned, tapered, reeded legs, height 37 1/2 in., width 75 in., depth 22 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0433

Lot 0433

433. An American Gothic Carved Walnut Secretary-Bookcase, mid-19th c., arched cornice centered by an acanthus crest, glazed doors with Gothic tracery, scrolled slant front, fitted interior, cabinet doors flanked by reeded half-columns with leaf-carved capitals, disc feet, height 93 in., width 43 1/4 in., depth 22 in. $2000/3000
Lot 0434 434. An American Aesthetic Ebonized, Gilt Bronze and Faïence Mounted Jardinière, c. 1870, New York, rectangular case with filigree gallery and inset with Longwy tiles, retaining original tin liner, height 10 1/2 in., length 16 in., width 9 1/2 in. $400/600
Lot 0443 443. An American Classical Mahogany Washstand, c. 1830, the marble top with backsplash above a diamond paneled drawer, cupboard below, scrolled feet, height 39 in., width 33 in., depth 18 in. $800/1200
Lot 0444 444. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard, early 19th c., Philadelphia, the associated top above a pair of ogee molded frieze drawers, acanthus-carved scroll supports flanking a pair of beveled flame veneered doors enclosing shelves, ogee plinth base, flared block feet, height 41 1/2 in., width 61 in., depth 22 1/2 in. $1000/2000
Lot 0445 445. An American Renaissance Carved and Burled Walnut Cabinet, late 19th c., the deep central cabinet with foliate and ovolo molded cornice, bead-molded glazed door enclosing scalloped shelves, drawer below, flanked by scrolled wings with quarter-round shelves, mirrored back, turned feet, height 63 in., width 60 in., depth 23 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0446 446. An American Classical Mahogany Gentlemanıs Dressing Table, early 19th c., New York, the tapered mirror supports with urn finials, bolection molded superstructure with end drawers, bolection molded frieze drawer, flared standard, incurvate plinth, scroll feet, casters, height 80 1/2 in., length 42 1/2 in., width 23 in. $1000/2000
Lot 0447 447. An American Aesthetic Carved Mahogany Sofa in the Moorish Taste, late 19th c., Boston, molded crest rail, massive acanthus-carved curved arms, straight seat rail, ball feet, height 48 in., width 84 in., depth 20 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0453 453. An American Victorian Ebonized and Paint-Decorated Sewing Stand, mid-19th c., serpentine lid, fabric-lined and mirrored compartment, small frieze drawer, spindled supports, arched scrolled legs, turned stretcher, floral and gilt stenciling, height 26 1/2 in., width 16 1/2 in., depth 12 in. $400/600
Lot 0454

Lot 0454

454. An American Rococo Carved Walnut Mechanical Armchair, mid-19th c., bearing a label "H. Magrath's upholsterers and cabinetmakers, 191 Lexington Ave, NY", rounded reclining back, padded arms on acanthus-carved scroll supports, serpentine pierced seat rail, turreted acanthus-carved legs, casters, height 41 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0455 455. A Vintage Chesterfield Sofa, scrolled back and arms, shaped seat, bulbous-turned mahogany legs, in tufted burgundy leather, height 27 in., width 90 in., depth 41 in. $1800/2500
Lot 0456 456. A Regency-Style Carved Mahogany Library Table, 20th c., in the manner of Gillows & Co., inset black leather top, the Greek key carved skirt with a pair of drawers on one side, raised on massive paired griffon supports with plinth bases, height 30 in., width 68 in., depth 45 in. $1000/2000
Lot 0493

Lot 0493

493. A Federal Mahogany Desk, c. 1820, tambour door enclosing interior fitted with letter slots and flanked by fluted stiles; banded foldover writing surface, long drawer, tall turned legs, ball feet; poplar secondary wood, height 60 in., width 42 1/4 in., depth 23 in. $700/1000
Lot 0494 494. An American Classical Mahogany Center Table, c. 1830, New York, an associated oval top, flared chamfered pedestal with ogee collar, octagonal plinth issuing trefoils, casters, height 30 in., width 46 in., depth 32 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0495

Lot 0495

495. An American Chippendale Cherrywood Chest of Drawers, c. 1800 and later, Connecticut, rectangular top over three deep drawers, inset fluted pilasters, ogee bracket feet, pine secondary wood, height 37 in., width 41 1/2 in., depth 21 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0498

Lot 0498

498. An American Late Federal Mahogany Games Table, c. 1820, having a serpentine foldover top over a conforming apron raised on tapering spiral turned legs and brass ball feet, height 32 in., width 37 in., depth 17 1/2 in. $300/500
Lot 0613 613. Two American Late Classical Mahogany Footstools, one with shaped rectangular needlepoint top, ogee frame and bracket feet, the other with raised top, ogee frame and scrolled bracket feet, height 9 in., width 12 in., depth 11 in.; the other height 15 in., width 19 in., depth 20 in. $300/500
Lot 0614 614. An American Late Classical Mahogany "Lincoln" Rocker, mid-19th c., incurvate upholstered back continuous to seat, scroll arms and legs with shaped rockers, height 43 in. $400/600
Provenance: Descended in the family of The Rev. Dr. Roelif H. Brooks, Rector St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Albany (1903-1926 ) and Rector of St. Thomas' Episcopal, Fifth Avenue, New York (1926-1954).
No Image For This Lot 615. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Bookcase, c. 1830, probably Philadelphia or Baltimore, flared cornice above a recessed arched frieze, a pair of glazed doors flanked by acanthus-carved colonettes, beveled frieze drawer on columns, recessed cabinet, incurvate plinth, turned feet, height 93 in., width 44 1/2 in., depth 22 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0634 634. An American Late Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table, early 19th c., the figured top with rounded drop leaves, brass inlaid skirt on rope-turned tapered legs with brass cup casters, height 29 in., open length 36 in., width 44 in. $500/700
Lot 0635 635. An Antique American or English Santo Domingo Mahogany Stand, 19th c., the top above a deep skirt with cut-out slot on bulbous turned legs, height 16 3/4 in., top 11 1/4 in. square. $200/300
Provenance: From the estate of noted New Orleans antiquarian Juanita Elfert.
Lot 0636

Lot 0636

Lot 0636

636. A Set of Eight American Classical Mahogany Dining Chairs, c. 1830, Philadelphia, comprised of six side and two armchairs (one associated), arched flame veneered crests, swan neck splats, trapezoidal slip seats, on saber legs, armchair height 34 in., side chair height 33 3/4 in. $1000/2000
Lot 0637 637. A Pair of American Gothic Walnut Armchairs, mid-19th c., arched backs with lancet and quatrefoil reticulation, faceted uprights with spherule finials, molded arms with turned supports, molded seats, blocked, chamfered legs, height 49 1/2 in. $1000/1500
Lot 0638

Lot 0638

638. An American Renaissance Carved Walnut Dining Table, c. 1865, the circular top opening to receive four leaves, incised molded skirt, chamfered stem connected to canted leaf-carved and incised legs topped by ball finials, blocked molded feet, casters, height 30 in., diameter 48 in., extended length 101 1/4 in. $2000/3000
Lot 0639 639. An American Gothic Carved Walnut Childıs Bedstead, mid-19th c., arched paneled headboard, turned and chamfered posts with ball finials, spindled side rails, conforming low footboard, height 53 in., width 35 in., depth 53 in. $800/1200
Lot 0649 649. An American Classical Mahogany and Cherrywood Sideboard, c. 1830, the superstructure with drawers and backsplash, bolection molded frieze drawers over cupboards with beaded molding flanked by outset leaf-carved columns, on ball feet, height 53 in., width 73 1/2 in., depth 23 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0650 650. An American Classical Mahogany Tester Bed, c. 1820, lower Mississippi River Valley, figured mahogany tester, massive ring-turned and faceted posts, scrolled and paneled headboard, shaped rails, later faceted rail above conforming foot, well figured veneers throughout, height 106 in., length 78 in., width 65 in. $7000/9000
Lot 0668 668. An American Classical Mahogany Tall Post Bed, c. 1830, lower Mississippi River Valley, urn finials, faceted posts with lamb's tongue terminals, "rolling pin" headboard, plain rails, tapering legs, suppressed ball feet, height 102 1/2 in., length 77 1/2 in., interior width 60 in. $3000/5000
Lot 0669 669. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Sofa, mid-19th c., New York, acanthus-carved tubular crest rail, scrolled arms terminating in rosettes, seat rail on eagle and swag-carved hairy paw legs with wing brackets, height 35 in., width 79 1/4 in., depth 22 1/2 in. $1500/2500
Lot 0670 670. An American Gothic Carved Rosewood Grained Slipper Chair, mid-19th c., crocketed crest, finials, trefoil and lancet paneled back, shaped seat rail, bulbous ring-turned legs, height 40 1/2 in. $400/600
Lot 0679 679. An Arts and Crafts Mahogany or Tropical Hardwood Campeche Chair, early 20th c., based on a design by William Spratling, Taxco, Mexico, scalloped crest with fish cutout, scrolled stiles and arms, x-form legs, stretchers, leather upholstery. $700/1000
Note: A c. 1936-1941 chair by William Spratling from the Cohn-Navarro collection which has nearly identical fish cut-out in the crest rail, scroll arms, leather seat and curule base is illustrated in Morrill. William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance, p. 228, fig. 354.
Lot 0713 713. A Set of Five Modern Dining Chairs, mid-20th c., by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, upholstered seats and backs on wood bases, height 31 in. Note: Upholstery worn. $300/500
Lot 0714 714. A Set of Eight Modern Dining Chairs, mid-20th c., by Eero Saarinen for Knoll, upholstered seats and backs on wood bases, height 31 in. Note: Upholstery worn. $300/500
Lot 0724 724. An American Aesthetic Carved Mahogany Firescreen, late 19th c., rectangular frame with spindles and balls interspersed by rosette blocks, swivel screen, arched trestle base, height 46 in., width 33 1/2 in., depth 15 in. $800/1200
Lot 0725 725. An American Arts and Crafts Oak Folding Chair, late 19th c., shaped crest and arms, X form stiles and legs connected by a flat stretcher, folding upholstered seat, retaining the original finish, height 33 1/2 in., width 16 in., depth 16 in. $400/600
Lot 0726 726. A Federal-Style Inlaid Mahogany Secretary-Bookcase, 19th c. and later, pediment with brass finials, Gothic glazed doors above tambour compartment and urn inlaid door; foldover desk surface, two graduated drawers, height 87 in., width 36 in., depth 18 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0727 727. An American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Side Chair, mid-19th c., attributed to John Henry Belter, New York, upholstered shield-shaped back, serpentine seat rail, carved cabriole legs, height 36 in. $750/1000
Lot 0727
727A. An American Rococo Carved Walnut Bedstead, mid-19th c., possibly William McCracken (1808-1872), New Orleans, the scrolling crest centered by a cluster of walnuts, above a paneled headboard, low footboard with rounded corners and shaped rails, height 82 in., length 72., width 59 in. $800/1200
Lot 0728 728. An Antique Orkney Islands Chair, early 20th c., with woven straw barrel back and slip seat, out-scrolled armrests, square tapered legs and box stretcher, height 39 1/2 in. $600/800
Provenance: Collection of a New Orleans Lady.
Lot 0729 729. An Antique Orkney Islands Chair, early 20th c., with woven straw barrel back and plank seat, out-scrolled armrests, square tapered legs and box stretcher, found en suite with the preceding lot, height 41 in. $600/800
Lot 0730 730. An Antique American Federal Mahogany Bowfront Chest, with four drawers flanked by reeded pilasters, on reeded tapering legs, height 42 in., width 41 in., depth 23 in. $500/750
Lot 0731 731. An American Rococo Carved Rosewood Footstool, mid-19th c., serpentine shell carved seat rail on leaf and cabochon carved cabriole legs, height 11 in., width 16 in., depth 13 in. $100/200
Lot 0732 732. An American Late Classical Carved Mahogany Sideboard, mid-19th c., the top with backsplash above bolection molded drawers, Gothic arch paneled doors, swellfront center drawers, pineapple topped acanthus carved columns, on massive acanthus paw feet, height 50 in., width 74 in., depth 26 in. $500/700
Lot 0733 733. An American Late Classical Mahogany Work Table, c. 1830, in the manner of J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, with projecting ogee drawer, lower drawer, flared stem, incurvate plinth and scroll feet, height 29 in., width 20 1/2 in., depth 18 in. $500/700
Lot 0734

Lot 0734

734. An American Carved Mahogany Sunderland Table, c. 1840, drop leaves flanking a cylinder with boss terminals, fluted supports, trestle base, height 30 in., extended width 36 in., depth 41 in. $500/700
Lot 0898 898. An Antique Chippendale-Style Carved Mahogany Side Table, molded top, blind fretwork frieze, carved square tapering legs, blocked feet, height 35 in., width 49 in., depth 27 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0911 911. An American Classical Revival Carved Mahogany Bookcase, late 19th c., figured frieze over acanthus stiles, shelf interior, blocked plinth, paw feet, height 64 in., width 49 in., depth 15 in. $500/750
Lot 0912 912. An American Classical Cherrywood Chest of Drawers, early 19th c., later scrolled backsplash, long drawer over graduated drawers flanked by half-round ring-turned pilasters, on bulbous-turned feet, height 53 1/2 in., width 46 in., depth 19 1/2 in. $400/600
Lot 0913 913. An American Classical Mahogany Work Table, early 19th c., the highly figured top above an ogee fitted writing drawer and lower drawer, chamfered stem on a stepped cove-molded base, with casters, height 30 in., width 24 1/2 in., depth 18 in. $400/600
Lot 0914

Lot 0914

914. An American Innovative Mechanical Action Cherrywood Server, late 19th c., attributed to Horner Brothers, New York, three rectangular tiers on acanthus-carved trestle support, ball and claw feet, height 34 in., length 37 1/4 in., width 18 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0915

Lot 0915

915. An American Victorian Walnut and Burled Roll-Top Desk, late 19th c., molded top, serpentine lid opening to a fitted interior of compartments and drawers, kneehole center flanked by five drawers on each side, on blocked base, height 51 in., width 54 in., depth 36 in. $1200/1800
Lot 0916 916. An American Carved Mahogany Bookcase, early 20th c., labeled "Paine Furniture Company, Boston, Mass", scrolled backsplash with finials, leaded glass doors enclosing adjustable shelves, spiral foliate-carved colonettes, paw feet, casters, height 60 1/2 in., width 51 1/4 in., depth 15 1/2 in. $700/1000
Lot 0922 922. A Set of Four Chippendale-Style Backstools, each with padded arched back, Marlborough legs connected by stretchers, height 42 in. $300/500
Lot 0939 939. A Decorative Mahogany Ottoman with Needlepoint and Petit Point, upholstered seat on trumpet-shaped legs ending in casters, height 15 in., width 29 in., depth 29 in. $300/500
Lot 0965 965. An Antique American Walnut Railroad Station Desk, mid-19th c., beveled, molded top above three drawers, on turned tapered legs, height 41 in., width 61 in., depth 32 1/2 in. $700/900
Provenance: According to family history, this desk was acquired from a Petersburg, Virginia railroad yard.
Lot 0978 978. An American or English Aesthetic Thebes Stool, late 19th c., the concave slatted seat with spindle skirt on turned flared legs, now with gold paint, height 15 in., width 16 in., depth 16 in. $300/500
Lot 0979

Lot 0979

979. A Renaissance-Style Carved Walnut Desk, 20th c., in the manner of R.J. Horner, New York, mask-carved frieze over slant lid opening to a fitted desk interior over frieze drawers and kneehole configuration of drawers on griffin supports, incurvate plinth, height 45 1/4 in., width 42 1/4 in., depth 22 in. $400/600
Lot 0980 980. An American Paint-Decorated Mahogany Linen Press in the Louis XV Taste, early 20th c., attributed to R. J. Horner, New York, arched molded crest with foliate cartouche, shaped doors opening to shelves, two drawers below, molded chamfered sides, on carved cabriole legs ending in acanthus-carved feet, later paint surface, height 76 1/2 in., width 48 in., depth 25 1/2 in. $500/750
Lot 1025 1025. An American Walnut Console in the Adam Style, 20th c., Grand Rapids, Michigan, demilune crossbanded top, leaf-carved edge, anthemion-carved frieze with two drawers, turned fluted legs connected by stretchers, height 30 in., width 72 in., depth 20 in. $300/500
Lot 1026 1026. A Set of Six Queen Anne-Style Mahogany Dining Chairs by Kittinger, mid-20th c., Buffalo, New York, comprising four side chairs and two associated, vasiform splats, shepherd's crook stiles trapezoidal slip seats, volute cabriole legs, pad feet, side chair height 50 1/2 in., armchair height 41 in. $300/500
Lot 1027 1027. An American Rococo Walnut Bergère, 19th c., horseshoe shaped back with volute crest, padded armrest, serpentine seat rail on cabriole legs, height 35 in., width 22 in., depth 21 in. $150/250
Lot 1028 1028. An American Carved Mahogany and Marble Low Table, c. 1830, the original shaped marble top with chamfered corners, conforming frieze on a reduced pedestal, shaped plinth base, height 20 1/2 in., width 35 in., depth 35 in. $400/600
Lot 1029 1029. An American Carved Walnut Prie-Dieu, mid-19th c., spiral turned stiles centering foliate scroll back, lacking upholstery, height 37 in. $150/250
Lot 1049 1049. An American Classical Carved Mahogany Work Table, mid-19th c., Philadelphia, rectangular top with gadrooned edge, two drawers, acanthus carved stem, paw feet, height 29 1/2 in., width 27 in., depth 17 in. $200/400
Lot 1065 1065. An American Rosewood-Grained Pedestal Cabinet, the later top above a frieze drawer over door, interior with shelf, flanking half columns on turned feet, height 33 5/8 in., width 22 1/8 in., depth 17 in. $150/250
Lot 1066 1066. An American Federal-Style Bench-Made Walnut Blanket Chest, with large iron strap hinges, dovetailed case and bracket feet, the front with tiger maple heart inlay and "1833", height 28 in., width 50 in., depth 23 in. $300/500
Lot 1067 1067. An American Classical Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Gentlemanıs Dresser, 19th c., arched pedimented cornice, mounted columnar supports, rectangular mirror, later inset marble top above an escritoire drawer with fitted interior, three drawers flanked by mounted colonnettes, molded base, disc feet, height 88 in., width 47 in., depth 23 1/2 in. $500/750
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