Louisiana Furniture

A Very Fine Louisiana Inlaid Figured Mahogany Armoire

Sold for $140,000.00 on May 17, 2003.

late 18th/early 19th c.

A Rare Cherrywood Corner Cabinet

19th c., Louisiana. Sold for $77,000.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Very Fine American Cherrywood Two-Door Armoire in the Louis XV Style

early 19th c., Louisiana. Sold for $57,500.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Louisiana Creole Walnut and Cypress Armoire

height 87 in. Sold on October 2nd, 2004 for $55,200


A Very Rare Faux Bois Cypress and Pine Cabinet

c. 1830-50, Louisiana. Sold for $55,200.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Very Rare Louisiana Walnut Cabriole Leg Table

late 18th c. Sold for $54,625.00 on May 17, 2003.


An American Cherrywood and Cypress Armoire

Sold for $49,937.00 on Dec. 3, 2005.

c. 1785, a stepped cornice above panelled doors enclosing a medial two-drawer belt, also concealing two small secret drawers, and three shelves, on bracket feet of later date, period hardware, height 87 1/2in., width 45 1/2in., depth 18 1/2 in.
Note: To the present consignor from an Opelousas collection. Interestingly an inside door panel has a partial baptismal certificate of Cesaire Carruthers, and other family documents. Messr. Carruthers mother was from the early St. Landry Parish Nereaux family.
An armoire with similar door panels is illustrated in Early Furniture of Louisiana 1750-1830, pp. 9, Louisiana State Museum, Jesse Poesch.

An American Rococo Highly Carved Rosewood Parlour Suite

Sold June 3, 2000 for $47,300.

c. 1850, from Afton Villa, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

A Three Piece American Rococo Rosewood Bedroom Suite

Sold on October 13, 2001 for $42,550.

mid-19th c., New Orleans, comprising a half-tester bed, a “Duchesse”, and an armoire.

An American Rococo Carved Rosewood Half-Tester Bed

Sold on September 30, 2006 for $42300.00

mid-19th c., New Orleans, accompanied by the original bill of sale from Prudent Mallard, 53-55 Royal Street, to J.W. Hincks, and noted “paid for my daughter Jenny Hincks with her money, J.W. Hincks.” The pierced crest atop the gadrooned canopy with stylized vegetal scrolls, supported by tall posts framing a headboard, the pediment decorated with scrolls, shells and swag, the front bulbous legs terminating in tazza-form urns, with conforming carved rails, top probably with original upholstery, approximate measurements: height 126 in., length 88 in., width 61 in

A Rare Louisiana Cypress Armoire

Sold for $41,125.00 on Dec. 3, 2005.

18th c., found in Natchitoches, having a heavily molded cornice above a pair of molded edge paneled doors; interior shelves and raised on blocked feet; retaining fiche hinges, and with pegged construction of the type referred to as “winged”, height 65 in., width 61 1/4 in., depth 21 in.
Note: This French Canadian style armoire is very similar to a rare buffet illustrated in Louisiana French Furnishings 1700-1830, Art Center for Southwestern Louisiana; from the McCay collection in Cloutierville, Louisiana

A Rare American Cuban Mahogany Armoire in the Louis XV Taste

Sold on October 6, 2007 for $37,600.00

early 19th c., probably Louisiana or lower Mississippi River Valley, the arched bonnet top with molded cornice over a pair of paneled doors with fiche hinges opening to a shelved interior, shaped apron, cabriole legs, cherry secondary wood, height 91 inches, width 48 inches, depth 21 ½ inches.

A Louisiana Inlaid Cherrywood Armoire

early 19th c. Sold for $37,375.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Very Fine American Inlaid Cherrywood Armoire

Sold on April 5, 2003 for $35,650.

c. 1800, Louisiana. Provenance: Houmas House Plantation, Burnside, LA.

A New Orleans Rococo Carved Mahogany Five-Piece Bedroom Suite

Sold on December 10, 1994 for $35,200.

c. 1850-1860, attributed to Prudent Mallard, comprising a full-tester bed, single mirrored door armoire, marble top washstand, bedside commode, and duchesse dressing table.

A Louisiana Cherrywood Armoire

early 19th c. Sold on April 3rd, 2004 for $32,200.00


A Fine American Rococo Rosewood Breakfront-Bookcase

mid 19th c., probably New Orleans. Sold on April 5, 2003 for $29,900.


A Rare American Gothic Carved Oak Sofa

mid 19th c., probably New Orleans. Sold on April 5, 2003 for $29,900.


An Important Louisiana Cypress Table

c. 1790 Sold on October 2nd, 2004 for $26,450


A Creole Walnut Armoire on Cabriole Legs

late 18th/early 19th c., Louisiana. Sold for $25,300.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Very Fine Santo Dominguan Figured Mahogany Armoire on Cabriole Legs

Sold on October 2, 1999 for $25,300.00

mid-to-late 18th c.. Louisiana or French West Indies.

An Inlaid Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Armoire

early 19th c., Louisiana. Sold for $23,000.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Louisiana Walnut Petite Armoire

Sold on September 30, 2006 for $21,150.00

late 18th/ early 19th c., the flat top above a plain frieze and paneled doors, the base with highly developed scalloped skirt and cabriole legs, retaining two interior shelves, height 56 1/2 in., width 45 in., depth 20 in.

A Louisiana Mahogany Armoire

Sold on October 6, 2007 for $21,150.00

late 18th/early 19th c., the molded cornice with chamfered corners above a plain frieze, paneled doors and scalloped skirt on cabriole legs, interior with original belt of three drawers, height 87 in., width 54 in., depth 20 in.

A Louisiana Cherrywood and Cypress Table

c. 1800, found in Opelousas. Sold for $20,562.50 on December 3, 2005


An American Carved Walnut Four-Poster Bed

c. 1825, Louisiana. Sold for $19,550.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Louisiana Inlaid Mahogany Armoire

early 19th c. Sold for $19,550.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Rosewood Bedstead

mid-19th c., probably New Orleans Sold on February 7th, 2004 for $17,825


A New Orleans Carved Mahogany Armoire

mid-19th c. Sold for $16,100.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Rare Louisiana Federal Painted Cypress Armoire

c. 1790-1800. Sold on February 19th, 2005 for $15,275


A Louisiana Cypress Kitchen Table

mid-19th c. Sold for $14,950.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Fine American Mahogany Four Poster Bed

Louisiana. Sold for $14,950.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Set of Sixteen George III-Style Carved Mahogany Dining Chairs

by Rupert Kohlmaier, Sr., New Orleans Sold on December 6th, 2003 for $14,375.00


A Good American Late Classical Walnut and Mahogany Armoire

c. 1830, probably Louisiana. Sold for $13,800.00 on May 17, 2003.


An American Rococo Carved Rosewood Duchesse

Sold on September 30, 2006 for $12925.00

mid-19th c., found en suite with the preceding lot, New Orleans, accompanied by a copy of the bill of sale, the mirror with typical egg-shaped cartouche, surrounded by scrollwork and a garland, framed by shell pattern supports, resting on a marble top, the bowfront table on cabriole legs adorned with vegetal forms and another center medallion, the X form stretcher of foliate scrollwork, topped with campagna urn, height 82 1/2 in., width 41 in., depth 23 1/2 in.

A Rare Stanilaus Fournier Regulator Clock

Sold for $12,925 on December 3, 2005

mid-19th c., enamel dial, marked “S. Fournier, New Orleans”, the mahogany case with carted cornice, arched glass panel door now on a conforming stand, height 72 in., width 24 in., depth 14 in.
Provenance: Collection of Frank and Eileen Kemp, New Orleans
Note: Clockmaker Stanislaus Fournier came to New Orleans from France in 1841 or 1842. His pre-eminent shop at 60 Royal Street was a French Quarter landmark.
Fournier’s accomplishments include the three-faced church clock installed at St. Louis Cathedral in 1851, the development of a four hand stopwatch for horse racing in 1855, and the invention of a “tell-tale” register clock in 1857.
Fournier died in 1853 and is buried in New Orleans’ St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, Vault 24.
Reference: see J.M. Kinabrew, “Stanislaus Fournier, New Orleans Clock and Watch Maker”, National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Bulletin, April 1997, pp. 189-192

A Rare American Classical Mahogany Extension Dining Table

Sold on April 3rd, 2004 for $12,650.00

early 19th c., labeled “McCracken, New Orleans….”, with five original leaves

A George III-Style Mahogany Three Pedestal Dining Table

by Rupert Kohlmaier, Sr., New Orleans Sold on December 6th, 2003 for $12,650.00


A Good Creole Turned Wood Slat-Back Chair

c. 1820, Louisiana. Sold for $10,925.00 on May 17, 2003.


A Rare American Walnut Miniature Double Door Armoire

c. 1850, probably New Orleans. Sold on April 8, 2000 for $9,545.


A Rare Baltimore Classical Mahogany Mixing Table

Sold on October 6, 2007 for $9,400.00

early 19th c., the Egyptian marble top set within a molded edge, single drawer, on ring turned, tapered legs, height 30 in., width 26 in., depth 25 in.