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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.

Wb-1276: Decanter Box:
Catalog Home A French, c.1860, coromandel decanter box with brass recessed handles. 4 Baccarat decanters & 4 glasses (minor flaws). Brass corners, shields, and escutcheon. $1,250

Wbr-205: T. Cartier Dog Bronze:
Catalog Home A French animalier bronze of a seated dog, signed T. Cartier, among the best French animalier artitsts. On marble plinth base. Warm brown patination, he sits expectantly with a raised paw. Superb chiseling. 6" x 4 1/8" x 9 3/4" plus marble base. Thomas Francis Cartier, 1879-1943, exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais, winning the Gold Medal in 1927. Student of Georges Gardet. $2,500

Wbr-206: C. Masson Bassett Hound Bronze:
Catalog Home A French bronze of a basset hound, signed C. Masson, one of the best animalier artists. Marble oval plinth base. Charmingly modeled with upturned tail. 7 1/4" nose to tail. Clovis-Edmond Masson, 1838-1913, student of Barye, Rouillard & Santiago. Exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1867-1909. $1,800

Wbr-207: Delabrierre Bronze of a Lion on an Outcropping:
Catalog Home A magnificent signed, of the period, Paul-Edouard Delabrierre patinated bronze lion on outcropping. French, 1829-1912, a Parisian, Delabrierre was one of the most important artists of the animalier school, exhibiting continually at the Salon from 1848-1882. As was often the case, the king of animals is presented with his prey. 19 3/4" w., 6 5/8" d., 15 1/4" h. $5,500

WC-1138z: Chinese Chippendale Bamboo Side Chairs:
Catalog Home A set of 4 rarely found Chinese Chippendale design bamboo side chairs with good handwoven caned seats, similar to those at The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, The Long Gallery, c. 1800, the furniture on loan from the collection of H.M. The Queen. $2,800

Wc-1144: Pair of Napoleon III Bergeres:
Catalog Home A pair of period Napoleon III bergeres, the superb mahogany carved with dolphin heads & tails on the gently formed arms descending to saber legs. Gilt bronze mounts. As found in silk with down cushions. $4,200

Wch-785: French Empire Marble Top Commode:
Catalog Home A French Empire period, c.1810, mahogany marble top commode with fully developed columns & bronze dore mounts. Fantastic use of the mahogany creating flame up the front & columns. Divided top drawer. Superb swan pulls. White veined grey marble. 51 1/4" w., 25" d., 36 1/4" h. $5,800

Wch-787: c.1820 French Marble Top Commode:
Catalog Home A French Empire period, c.1820, Blue Torquin marble top mahogany commode. Incredibly stylish with 3/4 columnar corners & feet, ending in stacked disc feet. The blue torquin marble top has outswept corners to follow the lines of the piece. Excellent construction with panelled back and oak secondary. Gorgeous flame mahogany. Quality bronze dore handles & central handle mount. 51" w., 23 1/2" d., 36 1/2" h. $5,800

Wch-797: Georgian Bachelor's Chest:
Catalog Home A fine c.1765 George III bachelor's chest of rich mahogany, raised on original bracket feet & with a desirable brushing slide. Original hardware. Fine old well cared for finish. 30 7/8" w., 19 1/2" d., 32 3/4" h. $3,800

Wch-799: Georgian Mahogany Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A good c.1780 George III mahogany chest of 2 over 3 drawers, raised on original bracket feet. The hardware, timber & construction suggest the Gillows firm. 41 1/2" w., 19 5/8" d., 37" h. $2,800

Wci-6430z: A Meiji period Japanese umbrella stand:
Catalog Home A fine & unusual Japanese umbrella stand, moriage on Satsuma pottery. Bands of Kylins, chrysanthemums, medallions, etc. Meiji period.25 1/2"h. $900

Wci-6452: Majolica Oval Jardinere:
Catalog Home A majolica jardinere, c.1860, the handsome oval form raised on open scalloped base, the whole entwined with berries & song birds with pomegranate handles. Even the bottom is decorated. 17" w., 10 1/4" d., 8 1/2" h. $975

Wci-6494: Pair of Imari Vases:
Catalog Home A pair of c.1860 Japanese Imari vases, the baluster form with large reserves of elegant ladies in heavily gilded kimonos, smaller reserves of phoenix birds & dramatically diapered shoulders. 12" h., 6 1/2" dia. $1,250

Wck-180: French Comtoise with Horse & Driver Automated Pendulum:
Catalog Home A marvelous c.1870 country French Comtoise (tall case clock) of original decorated pine with patented Parisian repousse brass & enamel face & pendulum. With each swing the driver flicks the reins & the horse bobs his head. The fruits of the harvest repeat from face to pendulum. Dial signed Ridé-Pougny, Neury-St. Sepulchre. Fine working order. 91" h., 19 1/2" w., 8 3/4" d. $5,500

Wd-240: Georgian Partner's Desk:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1800 Georgian mahogany partner's desk with fine antique red leather inset top & gorgeous timbers. Each side with two long drawers and pedestals each with 3 short drawers. 54" w., 41 7/8" d., 29 1/4" h. $8,750

WDT-391z: French Cherrywood Expanding Dinning Table:
Catalog Home An excellent, rarely found, c.1830 French Cherrywood Expanding table raised on well turned, highly figured legs. Drop leaf ends. Four large paneled book matched leaves of later date made from antique beds (could accommodate a fifth). Wonderful color and condition. 131" long (with four 20 1/2 " leaves), 48 3/4" wide, 30" high. $12,000.00 $12,000

Wdt-392: Continental Farm Table with Trestle Base:
Catalog Home A Continental rectangular trestle farm table with solid wood square blocked top with molded edge, c.1890. Iron turned support. Incised cut & scrolled legs. 69 3/8" w., 35 1/2" d., 29 1/4" h. $3,200

Wdt-393: French Expanding Banquet Table:
Catalog Home A French solid mahogany with mahogany veneered apron, Louis XVI taste, c.1900, grand scale expanding banquet dining table with 3 leaves. Simple, elegant, of high quality construction. 2 additional recessed pairs of legs to support the expansion with 3 leaves. Ample seating room. Bronze caps & casters. 59" w., 50 6/8" long + 3 leaves 22 1/4" each. $12,500

Wdt-397: French Directoire Round Center or Dining Table:
Catalog Home A particularly well figured, early 19th century Directoire French cherry round table raised on square, tapered legs, ending in sabots. 51 1/4" w. (leaves up), 51 3/4" d., 29 3/4" h. $3,600

Wfe-222: Knight Fireplace Companion Set:
Catalog Home A Knight in full suit of armor, fire tool companion set - poker, shovel & brush. Bronzed & black iron. (1 of 2 available - purchase both for a pair of knights flanking your fireplace!) $1,150

Wfe-223: Fireplace Equipment Companion Set:
Catalog Home A Knight in full suit of armor, fire tool companion set - poker, shovel & brush. Bronzed & black iron. (1 of 2 available - purchase both for a pair of knights flanking your fireplace!) $1,150

WL-1253z: Staffordshire Couple in Scottish Dress Lamp:
Catalog Home Staffordshire couple in an arbor, Scottish dress, c. 1880, now mounted as a lamp. $225

WMI-3121: Copper Haystack Wine & Spirit Measure:
Catalog Home An early 19th century English 4 gallon copper haystack wine & spirits measure. Dovetail & seamed construction. Trace of the lead excise marks. 17" h. $775

WMI-3122: Wine & Spirit Copper Haystack Measure:
Catalog Home Wine & spirit merchant's copper 4 gallon haystack measure, c. 1840-60, dovetail & seamed construction. Partially legible London maker's mark. The last lead excise mark (each was replaced) dates to George IV, 1947. An exceptional example with its front balancing handle & fine condition. $950

Wmi-3134: Brass Jardinere with Lion Mask Handles & Pineapple, Fruit, & Fleur de Lys Motifs:
Catalog Home A brass jardinere decorated with a pineapple & fruits motif reversing to fruits & leaves, and fleur de lys. Twisted brass rings through lion mask handles are unusually fine. Bold gadroon base & circular bosses on base rim. 14 3/4" dia., 13 3/8" h. $950

WOF-2300z: Corner Cabinet:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1800-1830 American cherry single piece Federal period corner cabinet raised on boldly bracketed base. Double 8 pane doors over drawers above blind paneled doors. Restored glue blocks. Reduced in size. One corner molding replaced, 82 3/4" high, 35" on the wall. $2,500.

Wof-2309: Country French Seage Picardie:
Catalog Home A country French, c.1830, Seage Picardie - a rare & wonderful form, breakfronted with central recessed open shelved section flanked by drawers & cupboards. Raised on cabriole legs, slightly tipped typical of country pieces. Panelled sides & back. Well shaped & molded aprons, doors & drawers. Brass hardware. 86 1/2" w., 21 1/4" d., 51 1/4" h. $6,800

Wof-2310: French Louis XVI Buffet a deux Corps:
Catalog Home A Louis XVI period c.1780 country French buffet à deux corps of walnut with poplar secondary wood. Grand size. Louis XV-XVI transitional design featuring twist carved stop fluted pilasters & central friezes. Carved with rosettes. Scrolling floral & rosette carved top frieze & apron. Well molded doors. Panelled sides. Cabriole legs & escargot carved feet. Blind doors. Work slide. Replaced escutcheons. Some restoration to crown. 56" w., 26" d., 93" h. $12,000

Wof-2316: Regency Breakfront Cabinet or Bookcase:
Catalog Home A rare & exceptional Regency, c.1810, inverted breakfront bookcase cabinet with fine brass grills, light & dark line & honeysuckle floret inlays. Squared outsets above the pilasters. Plinth base. Satinwood crossbanding. 81 1/2" w., 21" d., 44 1/4" h. $9,500

Wof-2319: George III Sideboard:
Catalog Home A fine & graceful, c.1770, George III mahogany stepped bowfront sideboard raised on square, tapered legs, the central legs framing a gracefully arched opening with molded spandrels. The outset center is flanked by deep drawers incorporating ovals & vertical panels set off by moldings. Crossbanded top with line inlays. Spade feet. Original finish. Note the repetitive use of narrow vertical motifs adding lightness to the design. Cellarette Drawer and door concealing 2 drawers. 66 1/4" w., 30" d., 36 1/8" h. $6,800

Wof-2320: Signed Selle Workbench:
Catalog Home A wonderful quality & condition antique workbench, signed Selle, with double stretchered base. 2 vices, trough, & drawer. Ideal as a stylish bar. Through tenon & dovetail construction add to the overall design. Yellow pine & hardwoods. 64" w., 30 1/4" d., 31" h. $2,600

Wof-2321: Georgian Butler's Etagere:
Catalog Home A large, fine timber mahogany late Georgian butler's etagere, each well turned leg terminating in a graceful finial & original caster at the base. 40 1/4" w., 17 5/8" d., 41" h. $2,800

WOT-2096z: George III Mahogany Commode :
Catalog Home A handsome George III, c. 1780, mahogany gallery top commode with original cabinet above the sliding compartment now with solid shelf top. 29" h, 21" w, 18.5" d $1,800.00

Wot-2097: French Bouillotte Table:
Catalog Home A French, c.1880, marble top & brass bouillotte table with opposing drawers & slides. Grey marble top with white striations - well figured. Mahogany. Louis XVI taste with turned, tapered & fluted legs ending in bronze sabot & surmounted by a fluted frieze. 25 6/8" dia. 28 1/2" h. $2,600

Wot-2101: Scrolled Iron Console with Marble Top:
Catalog Home A late 19th-early 20th century marble top & iron console table with exaggerated in-sweep. Rouge de fer marble. Extensively scrolled iron work. 38 1/2" w., 14 3/4" d., 32 1/4" h. $1,750

Wot-2102: French Charles X Walnut Marble Top Console:
Catalog Home A French Charles X period, c.1820, marble top console table of walnut. Fine grey & white veined marble. Bold scrolled legs, accented with turned rosettes, ending in demi-pilasters. Circular disc feet. Shaped lower shelf. Single drawer. 39 1/4" w., 17 1/4" d., 35" h. $3,600

Wot-2114: French Marble Top Bedside Table:
Catalog Home A small marble top French chevet (bedside commode), c.1840-60, of flame mahogany with original molded marble top above an ogee drawer. 17" w., 14 1/4" d., 29 1/2" h. $975

Wot-2124: Shell Inlaid Oval Table:
Catalog Home c.1790 Georgian mahogany oval gallery table, raised on square tapered legs with brass button feet which reflect the inlay at leg top. Large shell inlay of satinwood & harewood. Checker line inlays. Oak secondary. 38 3/8" w., 26 3/8" d., 30" h. $3,500

Wot-2125: Georgian What-not Stand with Reading Rail:
Catalog Home An exceptionally elegant Regency etagere what-not stand, c.1825, the top level with reading rail & tilting mechanism, the turnings well executed. Flattened ball feet with original brass cups & casters. Slight bow to the adjustable top when flat. 23" w., 18 1/8" d., 50 3/4" h. $2,600

Wot-2126: William IV Rosewood Center Table:
Catalog Home A fine William IV rosewood center table, c.1830. Pedestal with turned pillar with collar on a triform base with heavily scroll carved feet & concealed casters. 47 1/4" dia., 28 7/8" h. $4,500

Wot-2130: George III Mahogany Converted Commode:
Catalog Home A fine George III, c.1780, mahogany converted commode with inlays of ebony & superb veneers of circular & oval motifs. Raised on square tapered legs. Note the fine entwined to vasiform line inlays on the verticals. 22 3/8" w., 19 1/4" d., 33" h. $2,200

WP-1943: Danchin's :
Catalog Home A fine, full margins Leon Danchin "A Mallard Pair," #328/500, "Copyright 1932 by La Gravure Francaise, 41 rue St. Georges, Paris." Leon Danchin, 1887-1939. Full frame: 22" x 25" $750

WP-1944z: Franklin DeHaven's "Woodland Reflections":
Catalog Home "Woodland Reflections," oil on canvas signed lower left, DeHaven, NA, by Benjamin Franklin DeHaven, N.A. (1856-1934). He later reversed his names. American Barbizon painter. Multiple inscriptions and likely N.A. number reverse and lower left. National Academy. Canvas: 50" x 40"; Frame 55" x 45" $4, 500

Wps-135: The Sportsman Pub Sign:
Catalog Home A vintage English pub sign for "The Sportsman" a "Tetley" pub featuring a rider on horseback show jumping. 32" x 46". $1,400

Wps-136: Elephant & Castle Pub Sign:
Catalog Home A vintage English pub sign for the "Elephant & Castle" a "Mitchells & Butlers" pub; charmingly rendered featuring an African elephant carrying a castle on his back. 28 1/2" x 34". $975

Wps-138: Derby Hotel Pub Sign:
Catalog Home A vintage English pub sign for the "Derby Hotel". Outstanding decoration featuring three jockeys on horseback rounding the bend in the race. 34" x 46". $1,400

WSI-7437z: Stearling Flatware Starter Set:
Catalog Home A highly desirable dinner size "Old Maryland Engraved" sterling flatware starter set, 8 place settings of 4 pieces. Never monogramed. Mid-20th century by Kirk of Baltimore. 32 pieces. 40.75 troy oz. $1,800.00

WSI-7438z: Spanish Carving Set :
Catalog Home An elegant Spanish Renaissance Revival gilt silver & Niello handled carving set, the steel marked "inoxidable" (stainless). A gift of the President Bishop of the Episcopal Church to the daughter of the Bishop of Tennessee. $225.00

WSI-7439z: Stearling Bread & Butter Plates:
Catalog Home 12 sterling bread & butter plates: a set of 6 Alvin pattern E44 & a set of International Lord Saybrook. 31.90 troy oz. $600.00

WSI-7451: Stieff :
Catalog Home A sterling silver service for 8, 92 pieces, of Stieff "Rose," an 1892 pattern. Primarily 1920s era. 8 dinner knives, 8 dinner forks, 7 salad forks, 16 teaspoons (2 sizes), 8 round soup spoons, 8 iced tea spoons, 3 bouillion spoons, 4 oyster forks, 8 grapefruit spoons, 8 butter spreaders, pastry server, carving knife and fork, 1 vegetable spoon, 1 cheese server, 1 gravy ladle, 1 berry spoon, 1 butter server, 1 sauce ladle, 1 salad spoon, 1 salad/cold meat fork, 1 bon bon spoon, 1 sugar shell, and 1 sugar tongs. 104.10 troy oz. $3,600.00

WSI-7452z: Stieff "Rose" Sterling Silver Service for 12:
Catalog Home Stieff "Rose" service for 12, 1892 pattern, 168 pieces. Mostly monogrammed "F." 12 dinner knives, 12 forks, 11 salad forks, 26 teaspoons (2 sizes), 8 grapefruit spoons, 12 bouillion spoons, 12 iced tea spoons (2 sizes), 12 butter spreaders, 8 gumbo spoons, 12 oyster forks, 12 ice cream spoons, 8 demitasse spoons (1 by Kirk), 1 sm. tablespoon, 2 med. tablespoons, 2 lg. tablespoons, cake server, cheese server, carving knife and fork, slotted berry spoon, gravy ladle, butter server, butter pick, bon bon spoon, sugar shell, tomato server, sugar tongs, lettuce fork, cold meat fork, 3 various hors d'ouevre forks, and an olive spoon. 178.55 troy oz. $6,700

WSI-7453z: Theodore B. Starr, NYC, Silver Bowl:
Catalog Home A hexagonal shaped Theodore B. Starr, NYC, bowl, monogram "ETS." Applied floral, leaf, & scroll border. 25.55 troy oz. $750.00

WSI-7462z: Tiffany Silver Soldered Salver (Georgian Taste):
Catalog Home Tiffany silver soldered salver in Georgian taste, #2751/160. 12" diameter. "C" mark of 1902-1907 (Charles T, Cooke, President), designed in 1870-1874. Order #160. $120.00

WSI-7466z: Whiting "Adam" Flatware Set:
Catalog Home 70 pieces of "Adam" by Whiting, 1907 pattern, one of the great neoclassical designs of the Edwardian era. 12 knives, 12 dinner forks, 10 salad or luncheon forks, 10 teaspoons, 6 boullions, 12 cream soup spoons, 6 tablespoons, 2 gravy ladles. Monogram "JEB" (Johnsie E. Burnham). 94.50 troy oz. $2,500.00

WSI-7481z: Rare NC Coin Silver Sauce Ladle:
Catalog Home Rare North Carolina coin silver sauce ladle, by J.C. Palmer (c. 1800-1893)was closely linked to Raleigh business and church history. Apprenticed to John V. Savage, Raleigh silversmith, he was in business c. 1825 to 1840 from Raleigh to Salisbury, returning to Raleigh in 1840. Elegantly downturned fiddleback design, monogram "C." $500.00

WSI-7488z: 5 Baker Coin Teaspoons, Monogram "LM" :
Catalog Home Set of 5 coin teaspoons, c. 1815, S. Baker, Wilmington, NC. Monogram "LM." Stephen Baker (1791-????). Working by 1817 in Wilmington. The design and engraving are typical of other Baker spoons. $450.00

WSI-7490z: Root Coin Silver Teaspoons :
Catalog Home Pair of coin silver teaspoons by Charles Boudinot (1818-1903), Raleigh, NC, c. 1843-1860. After retirement, president of Raleigh Gas Co. for 18 years, acting Mayor of Raleigh during the Civil War. Also a magistrate, city alderman, tax collector & chairman of the county board of commissioners. Each teaspoon is monogrammed "B," and one is a bit chewed. $450.00

WSI-7506z: Sterling Silver Salver:
Catalog Home An octagonal salver of sterling silver, bottom monogrammed "EEW." By International-J.S. Co., 11 1/2" 13.65 troy oz. $225.00

WSI-7509z: Finisher Group of :
Catalog Home A small finisher group of "Chippendale" by Towle, 19 pieces, 4 knives, 4 dinner forks, 4 salad forks, 4 teaspoons, and 3 round soup spoons. 19.65 troy oz. $395.00

WSI-7521z: Sterling Silver Asparagus Server:
Catalog Home A Starr & Marcus, NY, NY, 1865-1877 sterling silver asparagus server with cast bird & bright cut decoration. Obverse monogram "W." 2.85 troy oz. $295.00

WSI-7522z: Gorham :
Catalog Home A splendid 1874 patented Gorham "Raphael" large bright cut tined serving fork. Monogram "JRW." 3.0 troy oz. $225.00

WSI:7507z: 1913 "Westover" Sterling Flatware:
Catalog Home "Westover" sterling flatware, 1913 design of International. 71 pieces, 57.60 troy oz. Includes: 7 dinner knives (HH), 6 dinner forks, 6 salad forks, 13 teaspoons, 6 iced teaspoons, 6 ice cream forks, 6 oyster forks, 10 solid butter spreaders, 3 tablespoons (worn), 2 ladles, sugar shell, sugar tongs, olive spoon, olive pick, tomato server & pie server (HH). $1,400.00

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