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Below you will find the most recent items we have available. Click on any image to view an enlargement. Below each item name is listed the path to the catagory in our catalog. For any item of interest, click the category name to view our online inventory catalog for more items with similar classification.

Wbb-137: Dragonflies Decoupaged Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home An 1880's English octagonal 2-tier bamboo table now decoupaged with dragonflies. 18" x 18", 28 1/2" h. $725

Wbb-138: Game Fish Decoupaged Bamboo Canterbury Table:
Catalog Home English bamboo canterbury side table, c.1870's, the top & panels now decoupaged with game fish. 23" w., 15" d., 29" h. $825

Wbb-139: Dogs Decoupaged Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home A large c.1880's English bamboo rectangular 2-tier side table now delightfully decoupaged with dogs. Great figure to the bamboo and sweep to the legs. 21" w., 14 1/2" d., 29" h. $775

Wbb-140: Seashells Decougaped Bamboo Drop-side Table:
Catalog Home A charming bamboo 2-tier drop-side table, c.1870's, now decoupaged with seashells on every surface. Fantastic "tortoise" figure to the bamboo. 23" w., 16" d., 28" h. $825

Wbb-142: Game Fish Decoupaged Bamboo Bookcase:
Catalog Home A particularly fine galleried c.1880 English bamboo bookcase now decoupaged with game fish. Great "tortoise shell" figure to the bamboo. 29 3/4" w., 10 5/8" d., 44 1/8" h. $1,800

Wbb-144: Horse Decoupaged Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home An English bamboo 2-tier side table, c.1880's, now decoupaged with horses. 23 1/4" w., 16" d., 26" h. $750

WBB-147: 3-Drawer Bamboo Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A classic 3-drawer bamboo chest of drawers, c.1880's, English. The surfaces now decoupaged with shells. 35 1/2" w., 17 5/8" d., 32 3/8" h. $2,100

WCH-808: Louis Philippe Marble Top Commode:
Catalog Home A very good walnut Louis Philippe marble top commode, c.1840, displaying exceptional use of figure on a sleek facade. Molded, well figured grey marble. 49 3/4" w., 21 3/4" d., 38 1/2" h. $4,500

WCH-812: George III Bowfront Chest of Four Drawers:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1800 George III bowfront chest of four drawers. Raised on well shaped French splay bracket feet. Fiddle-grain mahogany gives a shimmering effect to the drawers. Pine secondary. Replaced pulls. 40 7/8" w., 21 1/2" d., 43 1/2" h. $2,800

WCH-815: George III Mahogany 5-Drawer Chest:
Catalog Home : A c.1765 George III mahogany 5-drawer chest raised on bracket feet. Fine, original fretwork batwing pulls. the rich color of the solid Cuban mahogany is simple & elegant. Desirable small size. Oak drawer liners. 37 1/4" w., 20 5/8" d., 36" h. $3,200

WCI-6684z: Hand-Blown Vase by Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda:
Catalog Home A vase designed for Kosta Boda by Bertil Vallien, c .1980s, the "Galaxy" design. Hand blown, frosted, threaded with overlays creating an ethereal galaxy. Fully signed base and original label. 6"h. x 5 1/8"w., 4 1/4"d. $295

WCI-6689z: The Wine Makers Porcelain Capodimonte:
Catalog Home "The Wine Makers" a charming porcelain Capodimonte figural group with basket for flowers. Late 19th century. Expected minor losses. $225

Wci-6694: Lake Scene Faience Platter:
Catalog Home French faience cream glaze shaped oval platter. Central scene of the countryside by a lake, ducks, fishing boat, mountains in the background. The border with shells, foliage & insects. Mid-19th century. Typical rim frits. 13 3/4” w., 9 1/2” h. $265

Wci-6695: Duck Hunt Scene Faience Platter:
Catalog Home French faience cream glaze shaped oval platter. Central duck hunting scene at a mountain lake. The border with shells, foliage & insects. Mid-19th century. Typical rim frits. 13” w., 9 1/2” h. $265

Wci-6696: Crane Scene Faience Platter:
Catalog Home French faience cream glaze shaped vertical oval platter. Central scene of a crane by the water with mountains in the background. The border with turtle, foliage & insects. Mid-19th century. Typical rim frits. 12” w., 17” h. $265

WCI-6697: c. 1860 Imari Plate with Dragon Central Reserve:
Catalog Home A very fine c. 1860 Imari plate, dragon central reserve and diapered lobes. Note underside decoration and chop marks. With a very good display stand. 8 1/2" dia., 1 1/2" h. $275

Wci-6698: Pair of Imari Covered Jars:
Catalog Home A pair of c.1860 Imari covered baluster form jars; entwined trees with birds. Blue underglaze with bittersweet orange & gilded overglaze. 12" h. $1,250

Wci-6716: French Majolica Cockeral Pitcher by Frie Oinang:
Catalog Home A Frie Oinang majolica Cockeral Pitcher, the patriotic symbol of France "Chanteclair Pour La France". Crisp mold & good colors. $385

WCI-6717: Pair of Desvres Faience Covered Jars:
Catalog Home A pair of c.1880 Desvres faience covered jars with foo dog finials. Ribbed bodies decorated in typical Desvres colors of burnt orange and muted blues & greens - wonderful birds, foliage, flowers, and cartouches. 14 ¼” high $1,600

Wci-6721: Imari Vase:
Catalog Home A lobed c.1860's Imari vase. Extensive diapered grounds alternate with florals to mimic fine, folded textiles. Central tree motif reserve. Once lamped. 10" h. $375

WCI-6723: c. 1860 Majolica Compote:
Catalog Home An elegant c. 1860 majolica compote, the supporting cranes resemble fountains of the era. Lily pad bowl. 5 3/4" h., 9 1/2" dia. $395

WCI-6724: Set of 12 Majolica Knife Rests:
Catalog Home A cased set of 12 majolica knife rests - French, Art Deco period, vegetable motif. $275

Wci-6725: French Majolica Centerpiece:
Catalog Home A c.1890's French majolica centerpiece handled bowl; scalloped edge featuring elegant large violets, Art Nouveau period. Mossy green, turquoise, violet, & magenta. Small chip. 17" w., 9 1/2" d., 7 1/4" h. $975

Wci-6728: Delft Charger - Pomegranate Motif:
Catalog Home A fine Delft charger, 18th century, pomegranate motif - the fruits creating reserves & centering a small reserve. Minor rim frits. 13 3/4" dia. $875

Wci-6729: Delft Charger - Scholar's Scroll, etc.:
Catalog Home A fine 18th century Delft charger, with Chinese influenced motifs of a scholar's scroll, peony, etc. Minor, usual rim frits. 13 5/8" dia. $875

Wci-6730: Delft Low Bowl:
Catalog Home A very fine 18th century Delft low bowl, a central reserve of a fenced garden. The silver form elaborate border is exceptional. Usual frits. 10 3/4" dia. $475

WCI-6731: Pair of Ridgway Blue and White Pearlware Shaped Dishes:
Catalog Home A desirable pair of Ridgway blue and white pearlware shaped dishes featuring the Radcliffe Camera on Radcliffe Square, Oxford. Plates marked "Radcliffe Library Oxford" "Opaque China" "G&J&W Ridgway", dating to 1837-48, the centennial era of the building. 8" dia., 1 1/4" h. $350

Wci-6734: Delft Charger - Floral Motif:
Catalog Home Delft charger, c.1780, with exceptional floral & fern motifs, diapered background, & gorgeous color. Typical untouched rim frits. Silver shape. 12" dia. $875

WCK-185: Tall Case Clock, Howard Miller, c. 1970s:
Catalog Home Howard Miller, c. 1970s tall case clock, burr ash and chrome case with chrome and metal face. Three train 8-day movement. Face and hands by George Nelson and case design by Arthur Urmanoff. Weight driven, 3-train time, strike and Westminster chime movement. 68 1/2"h., 16"w., 9"d. $1,800

WCO-2888z: 19th Century French Gilt Silver Lorgnette:
Catalog Home Pair of 19th century French gilt silver Lorgnette; faux tortoise and silver holder; leather case for storage. 2nd standard, small articles mark. Pull trigger to flip open. $225

WCO-2889z: 19th Century French Gilt Silver Lorgnette:
Catalog Home 19th century French gilt silver Lorgnette in a solid gilt silver case. Trigger release. $180

WCO-2954z: Italian Renaissance Style Marble Female Bust:
Catalog Home An Italian Renaissance style marble female bust of elegant, serene demeanor. Simple jewel on chain. Lovely carved dress and headband. Late 19th century. $750

Wd-242: Burl Walnut Davenport Desk:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1865 English walnut Davenport desk, the rich burl veneers set off with ebonized moldings & boxwood line inlays. Very good brass gallery. The interior is a bright bird's eye maple. 22 1/8" w., 21 1/2" d., 33 3/4" h. $2,800

WDC-520: Set of 8 Louis XIII Style Dining Chairs:
Catalog Home A set of 8 dining chairs - Louis XIII style, late 19th century, oak. Fully upholstered arched backs, entwined stretchers and shaped molded legs ending in a scrolled foot on ball give these chairs an unusual degree of sophistication. $6,800

WDC-521: Set of 8 Country French Dining Chairs:
Catalog Home A set of 8 dining chairs - country French of forest cherry & ash with good rush seats raised on short cabriole legs. Sturdy & stylish. 19th century. $2,800

WDC-522: Set of 8 Dining Chairs in George III Taste:
Catalog Home A set of 8 dining chairs, late 19th century English hand carved mahogany in the George III taste, raised on cabriole legs with ball & claw feet. Straight from concepts in Chippendale's "Director". The knees are acanthus carved & the backs embellished in rococo taste on a "Gothik" outline. Two arms & six sides with slip seats. $6,800

WDT-401: c.1810 George Bullock Breakfast Table:
Catalog Home A magnificent c.1810 George Bullock Breakfast Table, the finely crafted locking mechanism signed "Bullock Patent". This grand mahogany example has a wide crossband of mahogany lined with ebony. The striking, powerfully turned pedestal descends to quadruple molded edge legs ending in superbly cast lion's paw feet & brass casters. Various old housekeeping repairs. 59 7/8" w., 47" d., 28 3/4" h. $5,800

WDT-402: Country French Draw Leaf Dining Table:
Catalog Home A good quality carved draw leaf dining table with cabriole legs & parquet tops. Country French of warm brown oak, c.1900. Undulating molded aprons. Escargot carved feet. 34 7/8" d., 46 3/4" to 81 1/4" w., 29" h. $2,400

WDT-404: English Scrubbed Pine Country Farm Table:
Catalog Home A substantial & handsome mid-19th century English scrubbed pine country farm table, raised on bold, square legs. Fine color. Central brass opening for knives, etc. Fine color. 90 1/8" w., 35 3/4" d., 29 1/4" h. $3,500

WG-2180: Pair of English Victorian Cut Glass Decanters:
Catalog Home A good pair of English Victorian handblown, cut glass long neck decanters in fine condition, c.1870. Oval facets on bodies and original stoppers. $345

WGD-377z: Scagliola Marble Topped Table:
Catalog Home A Scagliola marble topped cast iron French garden table. 19th century. One repair and minor loss. 34 3/4" dia., 30 1/2" h. $1,200

WGD-380: Pair of English Terracotta Chimney Pots:
Catalog Home An interesting pair of chimney pots, c. 1860-80 English terracotta. Ideal as garden planters or uplights. 35 1/4"h., 13" dia. $1,150

WGD-382: Large Stone Goose Garden Ornament:
Catalog Home A large cast stone painted garden ornament of a goose, English, early-mid 20th century. Traces of original color. 12 1/4"h., 25"l., 9 1/2"w. $450

WGD-383: Large Stone Otter Garden Figure:
Catalog Home A large cast stone garden figure of an otter, together with a natural stone outcropping. 2nd quarter 20th century. 15"h., 23 1/4"l., 14 1/2"w. $485

WM-461: Louis Philippe Gilt and Gesso Mirror:
Catalog Home A fine Louis Philippe gilt & gesso decorated mirror, lightly rubbed through over time. Repetitive thumb molded outer border, the inner border with delicate foliage design embossing. c.1840. 51" h., 32" w. $2,100

Wmi-3192: Armorial Jardinière:
Catalog Home An Armorial brass jardinière, c.1840, with splendid lion masks. Copper arms & masks. 11 1/2" dia. opening, 10" h. $950

WMI-3195: Dachshund Bootscrape:
Catalog Home An English cast iron dachshund bootscrape, c. 1900. 4 1/4"h., 5 1/2"w., 14 1/4"l. $195

WMI-3196: Victorian Stag Doorstop:
Catalog Home A well modeled cast iron Victorian doorstop, c. 1860. 16 1/2"h., 7 1/4"w., 3"l. $345

WMI-3204: Cast Brass Lion Doorstop:
Catalog Home Rampant lion doorstop of cast brass, boldly modeled, mid-19th century, Heavy, handsome, & incredibly well cast. $450

WMI-3210: Cast Iron Scottie Doorstop:
Catalog Home A charming late 19th century cast iron Scottie doorstop, sitting up for a treat. 14"h., 11"w., 2"l. $285

WMI-3212: Cheshire Cat Brass Doorstop:
Catalog Home Cheshire Cat doorstop, brass, early 20th century on stepped base. 10"h., 8 1/2"w., 1 3/4"l. $285

WOF-2335z: Continental Bibliotheque/China Press:
Catalog Home Continental bibliotheque/china press (shelves reverse for either use), Renaissance Revival, c. 1880s. Acquired from French and Co., NYC, c. 1950s and painted by their staff. 90 1/2" h., 56"w., 14 1/2"d. $3,800

WOF-2336: Walnut Nine Drawer Credenza, c. 1950-60.:
Catalog Home A stylish mid century modern, c. 1950-60, walnut nine drawer credenza, floating on an integral ebonized base. Molded pulls. Dovetailed construction "Huntley Quality Furniture", Huntley was bought in 1961 by Thomasville Chair Co. and the name discontinued. 60"w., 19"d., 30 3/4"h. $895

WOF-2337: Rare 1819 Normandy Armoire:
Catalog Home An important & rare dated 1819 Normandy armoire; the finest we have ever encountered. The depth of carving, intricacy of design, and historic door portraits of the owner and his chateau are simply exceptional. Every neo-classical motif is employed in this masterpiece, carved of oak and of rich warm color. While the basket of flowers is remarkable, the central door panels are the true fascination. Before a stately 18th century neo-classical chateau from the reign of Louis XVI, the owner symbolically plows with a double horse drawn gun carriage converted to a plow (swords to plowshares). In the half medallion below the scene is the medallions of the French Legion of Honor, created by the Emperor Napoleon in 1802. Dated 1819, this piece was completed during the short reign of King Louis XVIII and the restoration of the monarchy. In the design elements are 18th century motifs along with early 19th century classical period motifs. 53" w., 22" d., 94 3/4" h. $10,500

Wof-2339: Danish Mid-Century Modern Credenza:
Catalog Home A large, stylish, c.1960 Danish teak credenza, featuring a fold-down bar, double door & single door cabinet & 4 drawers. Well figured wood with book-matching. Inset treen pulls. 90 7/8" w., 19 3/4" d., 32 3/4" h. $2,400

WOF-2341: Charles X Corner Cabinet:
Catalog Home French c.1830, Charles X, corner cabinet (encoignure), the highly figured walnut adds drama to the sculpted form. Inverted & shield form panels. Deeply shaped apron. Brass hardware. 21 1/2" on wall, 92" h. $4,200

Wof-2343: Country French Homme Debout:
Catalog Home A c.1830, country French Homme Debout, the highly figured burl ash panels set within deep moldings. Cherry uprights & crown. Star & diamond inlay. Original brass hardware. Raised on petite cabriole legs ending in escargot carved feet. The back feet restored, typical for country French furniture. 40" w., 24 1/4" d., 85" h. $5,800

WOF-2344: Country French Vaisselier Enfilade:
Catalog Home A splendid c.1800 country French Vaisselier Enfilade from Bresse, the gorgeous burl panels throughout adding visual drama. The fine design is enhanced by floral carving & fine double moldings. Note the flute carving carried from crown valance to the base line below the carved sunflower paterae. The ogee rail supports are highly unusual & handsome. Brass hooks & central escutcheon. Steel hardware. Walnut, cherry & pine. 74 3/4" w., 21 3/8" d., 86" h. $12,000

WOF-2345: Country French Elm Buffet:
Catalog Home A particularly fine, country French, solid burl elm & elm buffet from Provence, c.1830. Dramatic carved apron with urn of flowers. Entwined pair of flowers graces the panel between the drawers above the unusual arched doors. Steel hardware & escutcheons. Poplar secondary wood. Restored interior bottom boards. 54 1/8" w., 23 3/4" d., 40 1/4" h. $5,800

WOF-2348: George III Mahogany Bedsteps:
Catalog Home A set of c.1800-30 George III mahogany bedsteps, now with leather surfaces; boldly turned legs. Converted interior for storage. 19 1/2" w., 27 3/4" d., 25 1/2" h. $2,100

WOF-2351: English Regency Sideboard Cabinet or Chiffonier:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1815 period English Regency sideboard cabinet or chiffonier. Superb design featuring gilt brass grills, columns & gallery. Bold, flattened pilasters capped with lappet carved capitals flank the triple doors. Richly figured mahogany & mahogany veneers. 72 1/4" w., 16 3/4" d., 50 1/2" h. $6,500

WOF-2354: George III Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase:
Catalog Home A George III mahogany secretaire bookcase, c.1780, raised on powerful bracket feet. Gothic influenced astragal glazing; adjustable shelves; broken arch pediment top with central paterae inlaid frieze and dentil molding. The secretaire drawer well fitted with satinwood drawer fronts & veneers, with ebony trim & bone pulls. 46 1/4" w., 22 3/8" d., 97" h. $7,500

WOF-2355: George III Mahogany Sideboard:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1780 George III mahogany sideboard raised on square, tapered, cuffed legs. The bowfront form accentuated by the open arch. Broad crossbanding & tasteful boxwood stringing. 60 5/8" w., 29 1/2" d., 37" h. $6,800

WOF-2357: William IV Mahogany Butler's Etagere:
Catalog Home A superb quality William IV c.1835 mahogany butler's étagère. Each shelf with gallery. Outstanding timbers. The turned supports have deeply carved lappets separated by equally fine florets. Note how the carved surfaces were carefully champhered to give great depth & crispness to the details. 48" w., 21 3/8" d., 39" h. $4,250

Wot-2160: Art Modern Nest of Tables:
Catalog Home A nest of five French tables, Art Modern, c.1940-50. Round table with 4 triangular tables which fit beneath. Great streamlined, sophisticated design in walnut. 26 1/2" dia., 25 3/4" h. $1,600

WOT-2164: c.1800 French Chevet:
Catalog Home A charming French chevet (bedside table) of kingwood & purplewood parquet veneers and heart cut-out sides, c.1800. Shaped gallery & cabriole legs. 16" w., 11 5/8" d., 30 1/4" h. $985

WOT-2168: Pair of French 2-Tier Brass Tables:
Catalog Home A stylish & useful pair of French 2-tier brass tables, c.1960, mid-century modern. Ball finials. Professionally repolished. 19 3/4" w., 14 1/2" d., 22 5/8" h. $1,400

WOT-2169: Tole Tray on Custom Coffee Table Stand:
Catalog Home A well decorated tole tray on custom faux bamboo stand. The tray dates to c.1840 and features the Goddess of the Dawn, Eos in Greece, Aurora in Rome, with her chariot & winged horses driving away the darkness. 30 3/8" w., 22 1/8" d., 20" h. $2,800

WOT-2175: Circular Edwardian Vitrine Table:
Catalog Home A graceful circular Edwardian vitrine table in the neoclassical taste favored in this period. Mahogany with inlays of satinwood. The lower display shelf creates a 6-point star to the downswept legs. 22 7/8" dia., 28 5/8" h. $1,850

WOT-2186: English Leather Gun Case:
Catalog Home A fine, fully fitted leather gun case, English, c.1872. Now on custom table height stand. Leather over wood with brass corner protectors and details. Bramah lock. Original interior label for James Woodward, 64 St. James Street, London. Royal Warrant. 34 3/8" w., 10 3/4" d., 22" h. $2,500

WOT-2190z: French c. 1860 Games Table:
Catalog Home French c. 1860 rosewood and kingwood games table raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs. Extensive marquetry inlay of flowers and tendrils. Concertina action rear legs slide for drawer, creating legs at 4 corners, ideal for seating. Split old leather inset interior surface. 35 5/8"w., 17 1/4"d., 29 3/4"h. $2,900

WP-1992z: Willows on the River in Spring, Oil on Canvas:
Catalog Home "Willows on the River in Spring", oil on canvas, signed and dated "Mary Lumarie. '78". Artist name uncertain. Beautiful technique and color palette. 16" x 20" on Anco Bilt stretcher (NYC, 1904-?). Frame 23" x 27". $1,200

WS-90: Large Scandinavian Green Painted Bench:
Catalog Home A large Scandinavian green painted bench, vibrant deep color, lift seat for storage. Applied neo-classical diamonds & fanned supports fit within the bold contours, c.1840. The blanket storage flanked by raised pilasters on the legs. 101" long, 19" d., 44" h. $2,800

Wsi-7667: Set of 12 Art Deco Animalier Knife Rests:
Catalog Home A superb cased set of 12 Art Deco period silverplated animalier knife rests, the angular sculpting typical of the era. Pairs of geese, quail, rabbits, pheasants, boar & fox. $850

WSI-7668: Silverplate Champagne Cooler:
Catalog Home Champagne cooler, silverplate by St. Medard, with bold ring handles, c. 1930s. $275

WSI-7686z: Adam Design Sterling Silver 5 Piece Tea and Coffee Service:
Catalog Home A graceful Adam design sterling silver 5 piece tea and coffee service by Gorham, date mark of 1911. Monogram "F". 68.25 troy oz. $2,400

WSI-7687z: Silver on Nickle Engraved Shell Footed Gallery Tray:
Catalog Home Fern and plant engraved shell footed gallery tray, silver on nickle, Mappin Brothers Queen Plate, c. 1870. named for their Royal Appointment. 23 3/4" long. $750

WSI-7688z: Pair of Sterling 3-Light Candelabras:
Catalog Home A robust pair of sterling 3-light candelabras, adaptable as tall candlesticks. Gadroon decoration. Weighted and some old wrinkles. 14 1/2" h. $450

WSI-7692z: Oval Sterling Tray:
Catalog Home An oval sterling tray with water leaf border by International Silver Co. 10.75 troy oz. 12 3/4". $225

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