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Pair of Victorian rococo revival cast iron chairs along
with a rococo revival cast iron table with its original round
unpolished marble top. Chairs are American, table is English
as assembled by its previous owner. Very good structural condition
without breaks or repairs. Paint is in multiple layers, now black.
Each chair weighs about 65 pounds. Circa 1870-1880. Chairs: OH,
32"; Seat, 16"h.; Table: OH, 29", Top, 24"
Chippendale cherry candlestand with off-square top. Single
cleat attached to underside with old screws and fitted over its
pedestal tenon. Turned and simply shaped pedestal. Three cabriale
legs with rounded outside edges end in shaped snake feet. Each
leg is mortised into the base cylinder which has a scalloped
bottom edge. The top & base have always been together. Old
stained finish, hidden repair to one foots chin. All wood
is original. Probably MA or CT river valley. Circa 1790. OH,
26 ¾"; Top, 14 ½" x 16".
Country Chippendale 1 drawer pine chest w. applied frame
molding all around its one board top. One board front & sides,
2 board back, applied simple bracket feet. Dovetailed drawer,
thumb molded beaded overlapped edges. Original hardware and rose
head nails, visible hand-plane marks. All original including
red paint under varnish, Very good condition, some minor scroll
loss to bracket feet. New England. Circa 1785-1795. OH, 39";
Top, 43 7/8"w. x 20 5/8"d.
Federal grain painted pine & poplar 2 door cupboard
on raised cut out feet.
The top edges are faux-grained tiger maple and the door panels
are fanciful mahogany grained. T. & G. vertical backboards,
pegged door stiles, nailed construction throughout. Visible hand-plane
marks. Some renailing, otherwise all original. Two shelf original
natural surface interior. Very good condition. American. Circa
1815-1830. OH, 48 7/8"; Top, 41"w. x 16 3/8"d.
Provenance: Susan & Sy Rappaport, Susan & Raymond Egan
Country Chippendale 2 drawer pine blanket chest. Dovetailed
& beaded drawers. Lift top with applied picture frame molding,
interior till and bracket feet shaped in typical Chippendale
scroll work. Original brass pulls, plates & escutcheons.
Very old red paint under varnish. Rosehead nails on rear horizontal
backboards. Lock missing, butt hinges replaced some time ago,
till top missing, and some inconsistencies of foot drops. Signed
on the back, "Howard Manley, North Bridgewater MA via Boston".
Descended through the family to the estate of the late Ernest
& Edith Bemis, West Bridgewater, MA. Tight and structurally
sound. Circa 1780-1800. OH, 39 ¼"; Top, 42"
w. x 18 1/2"d.
Painted & decorated 6 board lift-top country blanket
box with boot jack ends. Plain molding is applied to 3 sides,
visible hand-plane marks, original iron butt hinges & metal
screws, and there never was an interior till. Nailed construction
with some added nails. Original red paint & black feathering
with wear. Very clean & tight. New England, possibly, NH.
Circa 1800-1825. OH, 25 ¼"; Top,. 42 ¾"w.
x 17 3/8"d.