For Sale

Federal Mahogany Desk and Bookcase Massachusetts, c.1810

Description: Having an upper case with two drawers over a pair of glazed doors behind which are birdseye maple veneered small drawers and valenced pigeon hold sitting atop a lower case with a folding writing flap over three cock beaded drawers on turned and reeded legs.


Woods: Primary; mahogany with mahogany and birdseye maple veneer and inlay. Secondary; white pine.


Dimensions: W. 42 ¼ in. D. 22 in. H. 62 ½ in.


Condition: Original baize writing surface with gold embossed leather trim. Replaced brasses and minor repairs to veneer.


Price: $4500.00


Federal Mahogany Sideboard Massachusetts c.1810

Description: The top with an elliptical front and square corners over a case with a central long drawer flanked by two short drawers over a central cabinet with a tambour door flanked by two bottle drawers and cabinets on turned and reeded legs.


Woods: Primary; mahogany and mahogany veneer with inlay. Secondary; white pine. Dimensions: W. 72 in. D. 25 in. H. 39 ½ in.


Condition: Brasses replaced.


References: An almost identical sideboard that had been owned by the Seattle antique dealer, Betty Balcom, was sold at Skinner's June 4, 2006 Lot #27

Price: $16,000.00

Federal Inlaid Mahogany Pembroke Table New York, c.1800

Description: Having a rectangular top with two drop leaves and ovolo corners upon a frame with a single drawer on straight, tapered legs


Woods: Primary; Mahogany with inlay. Secondary; Cherry, tulip and poplar.


Dimensions: H. 29 in. D. 34 in. W. open 41 in. W. closed 22 ½ in.


Condition: Brasses replaced.


Price: $2500.00

Federal Cherry Tripod Stand with Checkerboard Top and Drawer New England c. 1800

Description: Having a square top with a gold and black painted checkerboard from which is suspended a single "push-pull" drawer on a turned standard supported by spider legs on spade feet.


Woods: Primary; Cherry. Secondary; Cherry and tulip poplar.


Dimensions: Height 26 in. Top 18 ½ in. x 19 in.


Condition: Drawer replaced.

Price: $5,000.00
Federal Mahogany Birdcage Candlestand Philadelphia, c. 1810

Description: Having a rectangular top with shaped corners on a birdcage tilting and turning mechanism with baluster turnings on a turned standard with spider legs.


Wood: Mahogany


Dimensions: Height 28 ½ in. Top 22 in x 18 ¾ in.


Condition: Cracks and fills in the lower portion of the standard and tops of legs. Replaced steel reinforcement.


Price: $1200.00

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Chippendale Mahogany Chair Boston

c. 1760-1785

Description: Having a carved serpentine crest rail over a pierced "owl's eye" splat and trapezoidal seat with loose upholstered seat frame on cabriole legs with pad feet connected by turned stretchers.


Woods: Primary; mahogany. Secondary; maple.


Dimensions: H. 37 ½ in. W. 23 ¼ in. D. 18 in.


Inscription: A chisel marked Roman numeral II is on the back rail of the slip seat.


Condition: Very good overall.


Price: $3500.00


Federal Cherry Candlestand Probably Connecticut River Valley, c. 1780-1800

Description: Having a square fixed top with carved corners on a turned standard on cabriole legs with pad feet.


Wood: Cherry


Dimensions: Height 26 ½ in. Top 16 ½ in x 17 in.


Condition: Has an excellent old surface.


References: A candlestand with a round top and identical standard and legs sold at Skinner's June 3,

2007 lot #165.


Price: $4250.00