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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-1253: Parquetry Tea Caddy, c.1750:
Catalog Home A rare & charming English provincial parquetry tea caddy, c.1750, with stars, starbursts, sawteeth & similar early motifs. Walnut, rosewood, ebony, satinwood - all revealed unfaded when opened to the tumbling block & starburst interior motifs. $1,800

Wbb-101: c.1870's English Bamboo Open Bookcase:
Catalog Home c.1880's English bamboo open bookcase with handsome upper arches reflecting the sweep of the legs. Now with dogs decoupaged in traditional manner. 42" h., 31" w., 11"d. $1,950


Wbb-103: c. 1880's English Bamboo Dressing Chest:
Catalog Home c.1880's English bamboo dressing chest retaining the original tilting mirror. A rare survival of the Age of Bamboo, now with shell decoupaged surfaces. 54 1/2" h., 28" w., 16" d. $2,400

Wbb-104: c.1880's English Bamboo Drop-Side Table:
Catalog Home A particularly fine c.1880's English bamboo drop-side table with fine figure, now decoupaged with polychromed butterflies. 27 1/2" h., 30"-36" w., 19 1/2"-30" d. $1,375


Wbb-105: Sea Shell Decoupaged English 1880's Narrow Cabinet:
Catalog Home An unusual & useful English 1880's narrow cabinet with drawer & original pulls. Great "tortoiseshell" figure, now with sea shell decoupage. 43" h., 23"., 17 1/2" d. $2,150

Wbb-107: English Bamboo Square 2-Tier Side Table:
Catalog Home An English Bamboo Square 2-tier side table, c.1880's, with "tortoiseshell" mottling, now decoupaged with trout & salmon. 16 1/8" sq., 26 1/4" h. $745

Wbb-108: c.1880's English Bamboo Square Side Table with Decoupaged Shells:
Catalog Home A particularly sculptural c.1880's English bamboo square side table, lower shelf with original embossed surface, the unusual gallery sides reflect the sweep of the legs. Now with shells decoupage. 20" sq., 28 1/4" h. $875

Wbb-109: English Bamboo 1880's 3-Tier Side Table:
Catalog Home A fine English bamboo 1880's 3-tier side table with octagonal top & "tortoise shell" figured bamboo, now with dragonfly decoupage motifs. 17 3/4" x 17 3/4", 28 1/2" h. $845

Wbb-115: English Bamboo Lyre-Based Side Table:
Catalog Home A rare & delightful English bamboo lyre-based side table, c.1880. Now with polychrome butterflies decoupage. The scrolling legs end in the natural roots. Excellent "tortoise shell" figure. 25 1/2" w., 17 3/4" d., 26 3/4" h. $1,275

Wbb-118: English Bamboo Rectangular 2-Tier Table:
Catalog Home An English bamboo rectangular 2-tier table with great "tortoise shell" figure, c.1890. Now decoupaged with horses on the top and hunting hounds on the narrow lower tier. 25 1/2" w., 17 1/2" d., 26 1/2" h. $850

Wc-1127 Large Windsor Arm Chair:
Catalog Home A rare c.1860 English tavern Windsor arm chair of rare grand size. Pine, beech & poplar. $2,500

Wch-764z: Dutch Mahogany Bachelor's Chest:
Catalog Home Dutch bachelor's chest, mahogany with fluted brass mounted quarter columns, late 18th century. Fluted top drawer panels. Oak secondary wood. Hardware replaced historically. 28 1/2" w., 17 1/2" d., 32 1/4" h. $2,800

Wch-765: French Art Deco Marble Top Commode:
Catalog Home An important Art Deco French marble top commode attributed to Maurice Dufresne. Silver on bronze hardware. Palisander & amaranth. Molded uprights move into reeded, turned legs. Gently shaped apron terminates in loose oval scrolls. Fully developed sides & rear conforming legs. Brilliant cabinetmaking throughout. Portoro Italian marble top. 44 1/4" w., 18 1/4" d., 33 3/4" h. $5,500

Wch-767: Charles X burl ash marble top Commode:
Catalog Home A dramatic c.1830 Charles X burl ash marble top commode, sculpted round corners carry from base to top. Note how the curve of the upper drawer sides repeats as negative space for the original bracket feet. 44" w., 22 1/2" d., 38 1/2" h. $4,800


Wch-771: Georgian Bowfront Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1780 George III 4-drawer bowfront chest raised on shaped bracket feet, the top & base with holly line inlay, each drawer also with stringing. Note the perfect matching of the drawer veneers. Top drawer with original dividers. Desirable floating panel back construction. Oak & deal secondary woods. Appropriately replaced brass pulls. 42" w., 23 1/2" d., 39 1/2" h. $3,800


Wch-772: Georgian knee-hole Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A useful & handsome c.1780-1800 bowfront serving chest with recessed cabinet also suitable for writing or dressing. Well figured mahogany veneers. Shaped bracket feet. Oak & deal secondary woods. Appropriately replaced brass pulls. 46" w., 20 3/4" d., 32 1/2" h. $3,600

Wch-775: George III bowfront Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A very good c.1780-1800 George III caddy top mahogany, crossbanded mahogany & checker line inlaid 5-drawer bowfront chest. Raised on graceful French splay feet. Each drawer with inner ovolo corner stringing. 41 3/4" w., 20 3/8" d., 42 3/4" h. $3,200


Wch-776: c.1780 George III Lancashire Mule Chest:
Catalog Home A handsome c.1780 George III Lancashire mule chest, the raised panels & drawers crossbanded in mahogany. Raised on bold, original ogee bracket feet (one with restoration). Original brass hardware. Paneled back. Found in untouched finish & cleaned. 51 3/4" w., 22 1/8" d., 32 1/2" h. $4,500

Wch-777: George III, c.1765, Chest of Drawers:
Catalog Home A handsome, exceptionally original & perfectly proportioned c.1765 George III mahogany 5-drawer chest raised on bracket feet. Original bail & rosette pulls. Original, well maintained finish. Solids & veneers with oak secondary wood. 37" w., 18 1/2" d., 35 3/4" h. $3,400

Wci-6259: Delft Garniture Set:
Catalog Home A fine late 18th century 5-piece Delft Garniture Set, complete, blue & white with unusual facing bird finials. Rococo molded bodies transitioning to neo-classical urn decoration with bird, branch & flowers. Old restoration to one finial. 13 1/8" h. urns & 9" h. vases. $5,500


Wci-6260: Pair of Imari Covered Urns:
Catalog Home A good pair of grand size Imari covered urns, mid-19th century, the ribbed bodies & conforming covers with tea house & garden motifs in underglaze blue & overglaze oranges. 18 1/4" h., 8" dia. $2,400

Wcl-165: Pair of Cloisonne and Blue & White Vases:
Catalog Home A fine pair of highly unusual Japanese cloisonne on porcelain vases, late 19th century. Blue underglaze necks & bases, the bodies with elegant floral cloisonne using gilt wires. 9 1/2" h., 5" dia. $1,200

Wco-2761: Green & White c.1920 Pond Yacht :
Catalog Home A dramatically sculptural, authentic c.1920 pond yacht with a deep keel, superb fittings and green and white paint. Now with a custom display stand. 48 1/2" h., 32" w., 6 3/8" d. $1,250

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

Wco-2763: Black Forest Bear with cigar cutter:
Catalog Home A delightful late 19th century Black Forest bear holding a cigar cutter, his face filled with delight. Fine condition. 5 1/2" w., 4 1/2" d., 7 1/2" h. $1,675

Wco-2817z: Wooden Carving of Saint Catherine from Goa:
Catalog Home An 18th century or earlier carving from Goa, the Portuguese colony of West India (India since 1961) - the patron saint of Se Cathedral de Santa Catarina, one of the largest in Asia. Saint Catherine of Alexandria (Saint Catherine of the Wheel & The Great Martyr St. Catherine) martyred in the early 14th century, known as a scholar & was also a princess. She always holds a book with metal clasps & a pen (her pen is lacking). Acquired by a noted American collector during his career in India and Pakistan. 43 1/4" h., 14" w., 10" d. $4,500

Wd-232z: English Sheraton Revival Double Pedestal Desk:
Catalog Home c. 1860-80 English Sheraton Revival double pedestal desk, mahogany & mahogany veneers. Old, handsome tooled & gilt maroon leather writing surface. Deal & mahogany secondary. Finished back. Raised in height for modern living. 46" w., 23 1/3" d., 29 1/4" h. $900

Wdc-506: Set of 10 Louis XIII style Dining Chairs:
Catalog Home Set of 10 Louis XIII style dining chairs - 2 arms & 8 sides. French, late 19th century, the classic undulating form enhanced by a studded upholstery outline & front leg turning. Comfortable & stylish. Warm brown oak & ash. $7,500

Wdc-507: Set of 8 Dining Chairs- 2 Arms & 6 Sides:
Catalog Home A bold set of 8 dining chairs - 2 arms & 6 sides. Chippendale revival mid-19th century. Robust ribbon & leaf carving in the Irish tradition. Fine mahogany timbers & superb color. $9.500

Wdt-387: Country French Draw Leaf Dining Table:
Catalog Home A handsome French carved parquet top draw-leaf dining table with cabriole legs ending in escargot feet. Great carving at the knees and undulating aprons. Thumb molded throughout. The leaves are also parquet. Warm brown oak. Late 19th century. 38 1/2" w., 59 1/4"-97 1/4" L, 29 1/2" h. $2,800


Wdt-388: c.1840 Country French Cherry & Oak Round Farm Table:
Catalog Home A c.1840 country French cherry & oak round farm table raised on square, tapered legs with a drawer in one apron. Wonderful figure int he wood. 39 1/2" dia., 28 3/4" h. $1,800

Wfe-211: Carved Pine George III Design Mantle:
Catalog Home A carved pine George III design 19th century mantle, acanthus leaf & floret with ribbon carving. 52" w., 5 1/2" d., 44 1/4" h. $1,250

Wg-2064: Pair of Vases of cobalt, whilte & clear Glass & Gilt Metal:
Catalog Home A rare & fine pair of c.1850's French blown swirl vases of cobalt, white & clear glass with gilt metal mounts. Attributed to Baccarat. 15 1/4" h., 6 3/4" dia. $3,500

Wgd-363: Vintage Cast Stone Hedgehogs Playing Checkers:
Catalog Home An old vintage cast stone figure in original red paint- a pair of hedgehogs playing checkers. 11 1/2" w., 8" d., 10" h. $145

Wgd-364: Vintage English Cast Stone Scottie Dog:
Catalog Home A charming vintage English cast stone Scottie with glass eyes (original & rarely found). 5" w., 6 1/2" d., 11 1/4" h. $195

Wgd-366: Cast Stone Family of Pigs:
Catalog Home A cast stone family of pigs - mama & her babes, English, mid-20th century. 9" w., 9 1/2" d., 13" h. $225

Wgd-367: Mid-20th Century English Cast Stone Duck Family:
Catalog Home A mid-20th century English cast stone family of ducks with traces of original paint. 14" w., 12"d., 12" h. $245

Wgd-368: English Cast Stone Fox:
Catalog Home A large English cast stone fox, worn original red paint. 10" w., 8" d., 13 1/2" h. $265

Wm-433: Multi-layered French Gilt Metal Sunburst:
Catalog Home A multi-layered French gilt metal sunburst mirror, c.1930. 29" dia. $950

Wm-435: Louis Philippe Gilt Mirror:
Catalog Home A fine Louis Philippe gilt gesso & wood mirror with shell & swag cartouche above a boldly roped & beaded border. 41" w., 67 1/4" h. $4,500


Wmi-3056: Reindeer Stag Doorstop or Decoration:
Catalog Home A delightful doorstop or other decoration of a reindeer stag wandering through an Alpine meadow - 19th century. Cast iron & wood with original paint. 20 1/2" w., 6" d., 13" h. $975

Wmi-3067: Brass pawfoot Jardinere:
Catalog Home A later 19th century English brass pawfoot Jardinere with lion mask handles. Reinforced rim & cast fittings. Also great for kindling. 13 1/2" dia., 12 1/2" h. $375

Wof-2258: English Regency Secretaire Bookcase:
Catalog Home A Regency, c.1815, Secretaire Bookcase. Great use of the mahogany timbers and veneer to move the eye up this grand scale piece. Arched top over astragal glazed door bookcase over 4-drawer bowfront section with top secretaire drawer. Original turned pulls and feet. Ebony line inlays. The satin birch well fitted interior with hidden well in the fall and ebonized ring turned demi-columns. 46 1/2" w., 24 1/2" d., 94 3/4" h. $9,500


Wof-2288: Country French Enfilade from Brittany:
Catalog Home A strikingly handsome c.1800 Louis XV-XVI transitional enfilade Bretagne, the rich cherry inlaid with floral, line & ribbon motifs. Double paneled sides. The elm top provides extra durability & has a faience groove. Original brass hardware. The 3 drawers above 2 cabinets centered by a panel of conforming design. Tipped feet. 63 3/4" w., 19 3/4" d., 42 1/4" h. $9,500


Wof-2289: Bookcase created from a Cambridge Racing Scull:
Catalog Home A bookcase created from the mid-section of a vintage racing scull or eight. England, c.1930's. With coat of arms plaque mount and inscribed "Cambridge University 'A' ". 22 5/8" w., 13" d., 44 3/4" h. $1,800


Wof-2293: Late 19th Century English Fiddle Grain Mahogany Revolving Bookcase:
Catalog Home A late 19th century English fiddle grain mahogany revolving bookcase, the top paterae & other inlays of satinwood, sycamore, holly & ebony. 17 3/4" sq., 33 1/2" h. $2,400
Wof-2294: Serpentine form George III mahogany Sideboard:
Catalog Home A grandly proportional c.1790 George III flame mahogany & mahogany serpentine sideboard raised on square, tapered legs with spade feet. Drawers edged in "ebony" (the right a cellerette drawer) & the long center drawer appears as two drawers. Oak secondary with deal. Ideal size. 77 1/4" w., 31" d., 36 1/8" h. $8,500


Wof-2296: Bookcase created from a Clinker Built Scull:
Catalog Home A marvelous bookcase created from a large section of a vintage English clinker built racing scull. Each shelf carefully created at the point of original staves. 83 1/4" h., 27 3/4" w., 14" d. $5,500


Wof-2297: English Work Bench:
Catalog Home An English workbench table, c.1900, with double vices, great wooden screws. Very cool as a bar, island or a kitchen work surface! 68 1/2" L., 31" d., 31 3/4" h. $2,400


Wot-1943: English Bamboo Side Table:
Catalog Home An exceptionally large rectangular English bamboo side table, late 19th century, with Needham's patent joints, a lower platform shelf, & now decoupaged with polychrome butterflies on a gilt ground. 29" w., 20 1/2" d., 27 1/2" h. $1,200

Wot-2006: Labeled Finnigans Ltd Makers 18 New Bond St. London Suitcase:
Catalog Home A labeled Finnigans Ltd Makers 18 New Bond St. London, canvas, leather & brass large suitcase. Great bras studs along the top and large leather strap handles and fittings. Lift out interior packing tray. Late 19th century. Now on custom-made stand. 35 1/2" w., 20" d., 16" h. $2,800

Wot-2007: Large Canvas Suitcase with Leather Framing:
Catalog Home A large canvas suitcase with leather framing, extravagantly banded with brass and highlighted with brass studs and steel accents, leather nail hammered corners, and large leather straps. Late 19th century. Now on custom-made stand. 36 1/2" w., 21" d., 17" h. $2,200

Wot-2013: English 2-tier Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home An English rectangular 2-tier bamboo table, c. 1880, Nicely figured "tortoiseshell" bamboo. Now decoupaged with polychrome butterflies on black ground. 20 1/2" w., 14 1/4" d., 28" h. $745

Wot-2026: Instruments Box from the County of Devon:
Catalog Home An instruments box from the County of Devon, made by DeGrave & Co. Ltd., London. c.1860. Brass engraved plaque. Mahogany, steel bound with steel hinges. Now on custom-made stand. 17 7/8" sq. $1,600

Wot-2041: Canvas Steamer Trunk, c.1890:
Catalog Home A canvas steamer trunk, c.1890. Extensive wood & brass strapping. Canvas painted to look like leather, with double black line panels in each section. Original baggage labels. Now on custom plinth stand. 39 1/2" w., 23" d., 16" h. $1,900

Wot-2060z: George III Pembroke:
Catalog Home George III pembroke, c. 1780, Scotland, mahogany with holly trimmed drawer. Replaced pull in original holes. Raised on square, tapered legs. Oak & Scot's pine secondary woods. 34 3/4" L., 19 1/4" - 34 1/4" w., 27 3/4" h. $1,200

Wot-2063: Mid-Century Chrome & Steel Side Table:
Catalog Home Mid-century chrome, steel,& gilt steel side table with useful lower shelf. 22 7/8" x 19 3/4", 20 1/4" $875

Wot-2064: French Bronze Mounted Oval 2-Tier Table:
Catalog Home A late 19th century French bronze mounted oval 2-tier table of satinwood, boxwood, ebony, mahogany, & rosewood. Oak secondary. Tumbling block parquetry top and parquetry sunburst lower tier. 24" w., 17 3/4" d., 30" h. $1,650

Wot-2065: French Brass Coffee Table:
Catalog Home French brass coffee table c.1930 with incurved stretchers with acorn finials. Handsome fittings, each part accented with beaded rings. 27 1/2" w., 15 3/4" d., 16 1/4" h. $1,800

Wot-2066: French Alsatian Table:
Catalog Home A dramatic & sculptural Alsatian region, French rococo oak & ebonized sofa table, library table or bureau plat - completely developed on all sides. Single drawer. Early 19th century. 47 3/4" w., 22 3/4" d., 30 1/4" h. $3,600


Wot-2070: French Colonial Server:
Catalog Home A French Colonial, 19th century, Console Table or Server with 3 drawers. Raised on cabriole legs with classic scalloped apron. Made of "iron" wood (lignum vitae) with great use of heart to sap wood accenting the contours of the legs. 55 1/4" w., 16" d., 35" h. $2,800

Wot-2072: Regency mahogany Whatnot Stand or Etagere:
Catalog Home A tall, elegant c.1800-1810 English mahogany etagere with five shelves, base drawer, ring-turned uprights & brass casters & cuffs. 19 1/2" w., 17 1/8" d., 62 7/8" h. $3,200

Wot-2077: Coffee Table made from a Clinker Built Scull:
Catalog Home A fabulous coffee table made from a vintage English clinker built racing scull, only the end caps are not original. These are rarely found, especially in such fine condition. 53 1/2" L, 25 1/4" d., 21" h. $5,200


Wr-438z: Chinese Peking Carpet:
Catalog Home An antique c. 1900, Chinese Peking carpet, the overall central medallion design bordered in black. Salmon, blue, green, cream & rose colors. Exceptional condition. A rare example both as to condition & design. 9'X 11'10" $4,500

WS-84: French Painted Bench:
Catalog Home A c.1840 marvelous and elaborately faux grain painted lift-seat bench raised on square legs with Marlborough type feet, the arms s-curved with leaves in the side & back panels. 84" L, 19" d, 36" h. $3,500

Wsi-7147z: Set of 4 Candlesticks:
Catalog Home A set of 4 candlesticks, mid-20th century Barker & Ellis, Birmingham, England & NY, NY, in Georgian taste with extensive gadroon decoration. $450

Wsi-7165z: Filler Set For 4, Francis I Sterling Flatware:
Catalog Home A filler set for 4, Francis I sterling flatware by Reed & Barton. Dinner size with 7 pieces per place setting (28 pieces. $2,100

Wsi-7177z: Francis I Sterling Silver Compote:
Catalog Home A lovely heavy, Francis I sterling compote, #568 by Reed & Barton (12.70 troy oz.) $600

Wsi-7178z: Francis I Sterling Silver Bread Tray:
Catalog Home A graceful Francis I sterling silver bread tray, #568F by Reed & Barton (17 troy oz). $600

Wsi-7179z: Francis I Sterling Silver Centerpiece Bowl:
Catalog Home A splendid Francis I sterling silver centerpiece bowl, #X568F by Reed & Barton (31.50 troy oz). $1,200

Wsi-7181z: Whiting "Imperial Queen" Sterling Ladle:
Catalog Home A Whiting "Imperial Queen" sterling ladle, 1893 pattern. Shell motifs abounding! Never engraved. 6.25 troy oz. $225

Wsi-7182z: Gorham Sterling & Cut Glass Humidor:
Catalog Home A gorgeous 1902 date marked Gorham sterling & cut glass Art Nouveau cigar humidor. $450

Wsi-7183z: Pair of 1764 London Cast Sterling Candlesticks by Most Porbably William Tuit:
Catalog Home Pair of 1764 London cast sterling candlesticks, early George III period, by most probably William Tuit (Grimwade, p.276) a "Largeworker" located at 41 Great Queen St., Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1761-75 (Grimwade, p.685). Each nozzle carries only the T.W. touch mark. Some mashing at tops of sticks & both lean slightly. The motifs show the transition from rococo to neo-classical. 37.90 troy oz. $3,000

Wsi-7184z: Set of 10 Spoons, Durgin "Scroll" for Bailey Banks & Biddle:
Catalog Home A set of 10 spoons, Durgin "Scroll" for Bailey Banks & Biddle, an 1886 patented design. Monogram on obverse: AWM. 6.35 troy oz. $225

Wsi-7185z: Pair of Coin Silver Spoons by Wiliam & George Richardson:
Catalog Home Pair of coin silver serving spoons by William & George Richardson, 1782-93, Richmond, VA. 9" h. Period "H" monogram. They founded the business about 1782 and William continued alone after 1793 or so, becoming head of the militia and mayor of Richmond. See Cutton, "Silversmiths of Virginia," p.155-158. $575

Wsi-7189z: Set of 4 Sterling Serving Spoons in Kings Pattern:
Catalog Home A handsome set of 4 serving spoons, sterling, retailed by J.E. Caldwell of Philadelphia. c.1890's. Kings pattern and probably made by Dominick & Haff. 9.65 troy oz. $225

Wsi-7190z: Set of Eleven Forks, Sterling "Empress" of 1880 Gorham:
Catalog Home A set of eleven forks, sterling "Empress" of 1880 Gorham. Monogram "M". 15.25 troy oz. $300

Wsi-7196z: Sterling Flatware Set by Whiting, the 1915 "Livingston" Pattern, Monogramed "P":
Catalog Home A sterling flatware set by Whiting, the 1915 "Livingston" pattern, each monogramed "P". Provenance: William (& Lillian) Meade Prince, author of "The Southern Part of Heaven". 42 pieces including 8 knives, 7 forks, 7 salad forks, 6 teaspoons, 8 dessert spoons (1 bowl as is), & solid butter spreaders. 39.40 troy oz. $900

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