American Furniture

For twenty years, Neal Auction Company has had much nationally recognized success with a variety of periods and forms of American furniture. Particularly, Neal Auction Company has become a magnet for discerning collectors of Federal, Classical Revival, Rococo, Renaissance Revival, and Aesthetic Americana. Record results in several categories are a Neal Auction Company tradition.

A Fine American Rococo Carved Rosewood and Laminated Parlour Suite

Sold February 1995 for $134,000.

New York, c. 1850-1860, by John Henry Belter, comprising a loveseat, a sofa, a pair of sidechairs, and a pair of armchairs.

A Highly Important American Chippendale Carved Mahogany and Marble Top Sideboard Table

Sold on February 19th, 2005 for $124,750

c. 1760-1775, Eastern Virginia, Tidewater.

Important American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Sofa

Sold on September 12, 2015 for $107,187

c. 1850 1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, in the pattern known as “Cornucopia”, tall crest carved in high relief, acanthus carved uprights, exuberant serpentine seat rail with massive floral carvings, carved cabriole legs, casters

A Highly Important American Southern Federal Inlaid Cherrywood Sideboard, c.1800

Sold on February 19th, 2005 for $102,750


Rare American Rococo Highly Carved Rosewood Dressing Table

Sold on November 18, 2017 for $93,940.00

Mid‑19th c., New York, possibly Alexander Roux, arched crest, fruit and flower cartouche flanked by putti, mythological bird supports, shield shaped mirror centered by a cabochon, serpentine carrara marble top, conforming drawer, C scrolled fruit carved cabriole legs connected by a foliate and floral stretcher

A Rare American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Center Table

Sold for $86,637.00 on January 31, 2015.

c. 1850-60, attributed to John Henry Belter, New York, later circular Montoussé marble top, elaborate apron extensively carved with clusters of fruit, flowers and grapes, cabriole legs with floral clusters and trailing vines, scrolled stretchers with a central basket of flowers, acanthine feet, casters

American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Sofa

Sold for $84,500.00 on September 24, 2016

c. 1850‑1860, attr. to John Henry Belter, New York, “Cornucopia” pattern, pierced serpentine crest, acanthus uprights, serpentine seat rail, cabriole legs, casters, h. 52 1/2 in., w. 88 in., d. 32 in.; accompanied by 1979 Bill of Sale.

An Important American Rococo Carved and Laminated Rosewood Parlor Suite

Sold for $83,650.00 on January 31, 2015.

c. 1850-60, New York, commonly referred to as the “Bird” pattern, consisting of a pair of sofas, two armchairs and four side chairs, each with serpentine backs, intricate reticulated crest centering a pair of birds with nest and roses