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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.

Wch-783z: New England Cherry Tall Chest:
Catalog Home A handsome c. 1780 New England cherry tall chest. Raised on powerful bracket feet with original blocks. Minor old housekeeping repairs & old refinish. Replaced brasses. Dimensions: 39 1/8"W x 55 1/2" H x 19 1/2" Deep. $2,900

Wci-4889z: c. 1860 Rose Medallion Vase mounted as a lamp:
Catalog Home Circa 1860 Rose Medallion Vase of graceful form, now mounted as a lamp. (Rim chip repair). $675

Wci-6396z: Pair of Chinese Straits Foo Lions:
Catalog Home A pair of Chinese Straits production 20th century Foo Lions, male and female guardians. Very well modeled & painted in yellow, aubergine, blues, and greens. $1,200

Wci-6398z: Mettlach 1/2 Liter Stein:
Catalog Home A good Mettlach 1/2 liter stein, #2809II, artist insignia FQ on a tree trunk. From a fable, "Der Getreue Eckart"; lid inscribed "Verplaudern ist schadlich, verschweigen ist gut." FQ for F. Quidenus. The old storyteller. c.1890-1910. $450

Wci-6399z: Ben Owen Jugtown Ware:
Catalog Home A Ben Owen Jugtown Ware c. 1930s, chicken pot pie service, orange with slip yellow chickens. A large baking dish with 6 serving bowls (1 chip). $575

Wci-6402z: Patent Ironstone China Platter:
Catalog Home Patent Ironstone China platter with Imari color palette, c. 1840, the pear ground with deep blue underglaze and bittersweet overglaze. Royal patent mark. 20 3/4" $600

Wci-6427z: Coalport Cup and Saucer:
Catalog Home An exquisite "jeweled" Coalport cup and saucer, the cabinet set made for Ovington Brothers, New York. This pate sur pate example in perfect condition with brilliant gilding. Provenance: Sir Lionel & Lady Whitby, Cambridge, England. $450


Wci-6429z: A pair of Neoclassical creamware candlesticks:
Catalog Home A pair of creamware candlesticks, late 18th century in the Neo-classical period, columns with square bases. Bellflower & swag motifs & masks on each corner. Minor nicks & one line. The masks as well as weight & form suggest a French or Italian origin. $900

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-6431z: Late Ching Dynasty porcelain baluster vase :
Catalog Home A splendid & rare late Ching Dynasty cabbage leaf porcelain baluster vase with spectacular butterflies & grasshoppers. Some minor glaze popping. 18". $900

Wck-176z: George III Mahogany Tall Case Clock:
Catalog Home A fine George III mahogany tall case clock, Thomas Gaskell, Knutsford, with a Gainsworth Warranted Bell, c. 1760-1770. 22 1/2"w., 10"d., 89" h. $6,000

WCO-2360 Pr. Chin. Cinnabar Vases:
Catalog Home A fine pair of early 19th century Chinese cinnabar vases of deep color with black lacquer interiors. Excellent carving. $900 ? Sale Price 450

WCO-2453 Backgammon Set:
Catalog Home A good qualiy mid-20th century backgammon set. Great color. Double wrapped edges over the wood carcass. Leather escutcheon. $575 ? Sale Price 287
Wco-2762: c.1900 English Pond Yacht :
Catalog Home An excellent c.1900 English pond yacht with planked deck & excellent fittings. Original name plate: Sea-Bird. Original white paint, green line and finished wood. now with custom made display stand. 30" w., 5 7/8" d., 31 1/2" h. $1,475

WD-233z: A mid-19th century English mahogany desk :
Catalog Home An English, mid-19th century, double pedestal desk, mahogany with restored leather top. Raised on a plinth base with concealed casters. Original pulls. Finished on all sides. 54"w., 29 1/2" d., 30" h. $3,600

Wdc-435: Eight black oak late 19th century Dining Chairs from a Chateau in Normandy.:
Catalog Home A crested and monogrammed Set of Eight black oak late 19th century Dining Chairs from a Chateau in Normandy-four with the wife's & four with the husband's monograms. Typical mid-17th century turnings & carved details popular with the great families of England & France during the 19th century when so many great chateaus & country houses were restored. $8,000

Wfe-217z: Georgian period 2-piece fire tool set:
Catalog Home A c. 1760-80 Georgian period 2-piece fire tool set; tongs & shovel. Steel with brass handles. 28 1/2" shovel. $295

Wfe-219z: A pair of George III fire tools:
Catalog Home A pair of c. 1760-1780 George III fire tools; shovel & poker. Steel with turned brass handles. 29" shovel. $295

Wfe-220z: A set of 3 Victorian fire tools.:
Catalog Home A set of 3 Victorian fire tools, turned ball finial handles. Excellent condition. 28 3/4" shovel. $350

Wg-2110z: American Cut Glass Rose Vase:
Catalog Home A splendid tulip form American brilliant period cut glass rose vase, c. 1900. $225

WGD-235: Fountain of Cherubic Child:
Catalog Home A good Victorian cast stone fountain of a cherubic child on a "rocky outcropping" open work base for water & fish flow in a large pool/fountain base, supporting an urn & lobed basin. $1,350 / Sale Price 540

Wl-1070az: Hand Forged 3-Tier Chandelier:
Catalog Home A spectacular hand forged 3-tier Chandelier. $1,200

Wl-1182: French Bronze and Crystal Chandelier:
Catalog Home A splendid, massive yet graceful French bronze & crystal chandelier with citron drops at the top. The unusual casting of bronze candle soccles & drip pans is distinctly superior to most chandeliers of this late 19th century era. Newly electrified. 26" dia., 31"h. + chain & cap. $3,600


Wl-1236: French Iron and Gilt Metal 8 Light Chandelier:
Catalog Home Late 19th century, French iron & gilt 8 light chandelier of cascading tiers each with clear cut amethyst, citron prisms and beadwork. Gilt metal "crown," drip pans, applied acanthus, and rosettes for large lower globe drop. 25 1/2" dia., 30" h. + chain. $2,800


Wl-1248: Rose Medallion Vase Mounted as Lamp:
Catalog Home A large Rose Medallion, Chinese export, vase. c. 1860. Made for the French market, note the extensive use of gilding. Restoration to portion of rim. Now as a lamp. 30 3/4" h. $1,200


WMI-2613A Brass Pot Rack:
Catalog Home A large, fine 1870's English brass kitchen Pot Rack with nine hanging bars - nice Arts & Crafts Era decorative details. $1.450 ? Sale Price 580

Wof-2305z: George III mahogany secretaire bookcase:
Catalog Home A handsome George III secretaire bookcase of fine mahogany & mahogany veneers, raised on French splay feet. Diamond pane glazing. Satinwood & ebony, trimmed interior. Associated. One pane of glass with small crack. 42"w, 18 1/2"d, 89 1/2"h. $7,500


Wot-2089z: Chinese Engraved Brass Tray:
Catalog Home A Chinese engraved brass tray, figures in a garden with surrounds of fruits & flowers, on a carved rosewood & brass folding stand, c. 1900. 22" d., 25 3/8" h. $450

WP-1675 Painting of Fauteuil a la Reine, Louis XV:
Catalog Home c. 1890 French school pin & black ink, pencil & water color Painting of a fine Louis XV period Fauteuil a la Rene. The high back & undulating arms are typical of the early transition from Regence forms. $450 / Sale Price 180

WP-1679 Watercolor, Nap.III Bibliotheque & Bureau Plat:
Catalog Home A late 19th century French school watercolor of a Napoleon III Bibliotheque & Bureau Plat in style of Louis XVI, mahogany with extensive gilt metal mounts. $550 / Sale Price 220

Wp-1925z: A pair of Kings College prints, Cambridge, handcolored:
Catalog Home A pair of Kings College prints, Cambridge, handcolored, c. 1842, MacKenzie. Yellow mats & metal frames. Provenance: Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Profssor of Physic. Master of Downing College, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. By descent. 13 1/4"x11 1/4" framed. $250


Wp-1934z: "North Carolina Sunset," watercolor by Annie Bond Webb:
Catalog Home "North Carolina Sunset," watercolor by Annie Bond Webb, Hillsborough, NC, died 1955. From the family to John & Barbara Kennedy, Tamarind, Hillsborough and Shade Oaks Plantation, Warrenton, NC. 12 3/4"x16 1/4" framed. $600

Wp-1935z: A study for "At the Ferry" by Arthur B. Davies, pencil drawing:
Catalog Home An Arthur Bowen Davies pencil drawing, a study for "At the Ferry". American, 1862-1928. Provenance: Purchased from the estate of the artist in Congers, NY. Estate stamped signature. Full Provenance from Gallery Clinton Lindley, Ltd, Hillsborough, NC to John & Barbara Kennedy, Tamarind, Hillsborough, NC. 4"x6" by sight. $600

Wp-1936z: "Cambridge University Almanack 1812" in a bird's eye maple frame:
Catalog Home "Cambridge University Almanack 1812" in a bird's eye maple frame. "Downing College" by Barker & Sparrow. Handcolored. Provenance: Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Profssor of Physic. Master of Downing College, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. By descent. $450

Wp-1937z: "Trinity College Library, Cambridge University," in a bird's eye maple frame:
Catalog Home "Trinity College Library, Cambridge University," in a bird's eye maple frame, c.1810 print & c.1860 frame. Baldrey & Sparrow. Provenance: Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Profssor of Physic. Master of Downing College, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. By descent. $450

Wp-1938z: Primitive painting, oil on board. American :
Catalog Home Primitive painting, oil on board. American "Irrigation Ditch by a River." Provenance: John Kennedy, Shady Oaks Plantation, Warrenton, NC. 7 1/2" x 11 1/2" board & frame. $450

Wp-1939z: "Along the Maine Coast", oil on artist board by I.B. Cartwright.:
Catalog Home "Along the Maine Coast," a coastal scene with floral obverse, oil on artist board, signed lower left I.B. Cartwright. Isabel Parke Branson Cartwright, American, 1885-1966. 15 1/2" x 22 3/4". $1,200

Wr-451z: Semi-Antique Ahar (Heriz) Room-Size Carpet:
Catalog Home A fine condition semi-antique Ahar (Heriz) room-size carpet in salmon, rose, blues, white. 9'10" x 13'4" $3,800

Wr-454z: Antique Sarouk:
Catalog Home A fine antique Sarouk, c. 1915, with deep blue, cream, salmon & brick colors. 39" x 58". $1,200

Wr-456z: Semi-antique Afshar:
Catalog Home Semi-antique Afshar with deep blue, brick, salmon & cream colors, c. 1930's. Not made on a nomadic loom. 48" x 71" $1,200

WS-72: Louis XV style Settee:
Catalog Home WS-72: A vast ans gorgeous 19th century French walnut Louis XV style Settee raised on cabriole legs. Richly and deeply carved. $2,800

Ws-85z: American Windsor Bench:
Catalog Home A fine American Windsor Bench, New York, c. 1780, originally in green/black paint. Crisp turnings. Outstanding design. Maple and tiger maple legs, arm supports & crest rail; hickory spindles; pine seat & arm rests. Exceptional repair to right side stretcher. See Charles Santore, "The Windsor Style in America," Drawing 2 & photos, pp. 73, 103, 104, 112, 115, etc. 79"w., 19 1/2" d., 29" h. $3,600


Wsi-7316z: George II Sterling Silver Serving Spoons:
Catalog Home A pair of George III, London, 1789, sterling silver serving spoons, William Eley. The gilding, repousse fruits & engraved decoration are Victorian. 4.55 troy oz. $295

Wsi-7317z: Continental Silver Lobed Tea Caddy:
Catalog Home A Continental silver lobed tea caddy with gilt Gnome finial - late 19th century with pseudo-Nuremberg hallmarks. 9.40 troy oz. $450

Wsi-7319z: George III Sterling Miniature Tankard:
Catalog Home A George III sterling miniature tankard, London, 1815, John Macbride, possibly a christening gift. 2.55 troy oz. $295

Wsi-7340z: Handmade Georgian Taste Sterling Silver Salver:
Catalog Home A handmade Georgian taste sterling silver salver, 11 1/8" dia., 26.60 troy oz. Monogram MBK. Made by Maciel, c. 1940s Mexico City (1930-1970). $600

Wsi-7350z: Pair of Georgian Sterling Serving Spoons:
Catalog Home A pair of Georgian serving spoons, sterling, with period crest & now bright cut with leaves & repousse fruits in bowls. London, 1795, by J & J Perkins. $225

Wsi-7351z: Mid-18th century Sterling Serving Spoons:
Catalog Home An associated pair of mid-18th century serving spoons, now as a pair of fruit spoons. Each date marked 1761. $225

Wsi-7360z: English Silver Muffineer:
Catalog Home A magnificent Britannia standard (950) English silver muffineer in period design, London, 1919 by Carrington & Co., 13.55 troy oz. $600

Wsi-7364z: Kirk "Kings" Sterling Silver 172 pc. Flatware Service:
Catalog Home A magnificent Kirk "Kings" sterling silver 172 piece flatware service. The first pattern by Samuel Kirk patented in 1825, 10 years after opening his Baltimore silver shop. This service is mostly monogramed on the obverse, ATM or AAT (Alice Thurston Marvel, nee Alice Anna Thurston). Made c.1920's, the set consists of: 12 of each - dinner knives, dinner forks, luncheon knives, luncheon forks, salad forks, teaspoons, cream soup spoons, boullion spoons, dessert spoons, iced teaspoons, oyster forks, solid silver butter spreaders; 8 fruit knives; berry shell bowl serving spoon; sugar shell; bon bon spoon; gravy ladle; large vegetable server; large slotted vegetable spoon; cold meat fork; slotted serving spoon; 4 serving spoons; roast & steak carving sets; cake server; cheese server; butter server; & pate server. 227.10 troy oz. $7,500



Wsi-7382z: Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coasters:
Catalog Home A pair of c. 1780 beaded edge Old Sheffield Plate wine coasters, one with original silver crested button. $225

Wsi-7397: A Georg Jensen roast carving set:
Catalog Home A Georg Jensen roast carving set, 1930's engraved mark. Acanthus pattern. Provenance: Sir Lionel & Lady Whitby, Cambridge, England. $325

Wsi-7400z: An Art Nouveau cut glass and silver on copper fruit bowl centerpiece :
Catalog Home An attractive Art Nouveau cut glass & silver on copper fruit bowl centerpiece, band of fruit motifs. Cast supports of bellflowers & acanthus leaves. Marked "B. Henneberg, Warszawa". #3764 $225

Wsi-7401: J.E. Caldwell c. 1890's sterling silver cream & sugar:
Catalog Home A J. E. Caldwell, Philadelphia, c. 1890's, sterling silver Queen Ann design cream & sugar monogram "J". 10.01 troy oz. $225

Wsi-7404z: Dominick & Haff "1776"/"Pointed Antique" sterling flatware:
Catalog Home A partial service of Dominick & Haff "1776"/"Pointed Antique" sterling flatware. 52 pcs. 12 knives, 11 forks, 12 salad forks, 10 solid butter spreaders, 1 teaspoon, 1 cold meat fork, 1 relish fork, 1 pastry server & steak carving set. Monogram "K". 57 troy oz. $1,200


Wsi-7405z: A pair of Chinese export sterling silver egg cups:
Catalog Home A fine pair of Chinese export sterling silver egg cups with pseudo English hallmarks, c. 1800. Gold washed interiors. 3.45 troy oz. $350

Wsi-7434z: Georgian Style Silver on Copper Tea Tray:
Catalog Home A handsome Georgian style English silver on copper armorial tea tray with gadroon, egg & dart, and acanthus leaf motifs. Motto: "Revirescam" ("Grow Green Again"). Crest of a dolphin embowed. The Wellwood Family arms. By direct descent from Fred Thomson and his wife Frances Marion, the Hollywood screenwriter. By descent to their grandson's widow. $450

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