Furniture

Early 19th Century Paint Decorated PA Chest

Early 19th Century painted blanket chest features ornate bracket feet with scrolling detail. Beautiful black over red painted original, heavily oxidized surface, the whole executed very skillfully to imitate mahogany veneer. Originating from the Southeastern counties of Pennsylvania ~ 1830-1840, this chest was crafted of poplar. Molded edge of lid and molding above bracket feet are affixed with wooden pegs around the perimeter.  Original iron hinges (retaining original hand filed screws) open to reveal a clean and large interior with lidded till on the left.

For anyone passionate about painted Pennsylvania antiques, this is an absolute treasure. Untouched and retaining originality in every aspect, this is an outstanding addition to both classically styled and modern interiors.

Sought-after size: 36 1/2" wide x 19" deep x 21" high

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Early Paint Decorated Candle Stand

Very early, ornate 19th century candle stand retains original black-over-salmon painted surface and gilt-painted decoration, which features a songbird and dragonflies nestled among profuse vine foliage border.

Hexagon shaped top above an extravagantly turned column, raised on spider shaped legs, ending in scroll feet with spur pads.

15” x 16” top, 29” height.

Circa 1820, provenance: estate of Harry Hartmann.

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Circa 1835 Paint Decorated Stand

Pennsylvania paint decorated one-drawer stand with turned legs and fine feet, circa 1835.

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Compact 19th Century PA Blanket Chest

Boldly painted to simulate wood grain, this handsome, moderately sized Pennsylvania blanket chest sports bracket feet and splendid original surface.

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19th Century Painted PA Corner Cupboard

12-pane glass front corner cupboard, Pennsylvania.  Immaculate painted surface. 

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19th Century PA Hanging Corner Cupboard

A truly one-of-a-kind hanging cupboard from southeastern Pennsylvania.  It boasts a dashing PA form and a sensational, vivid orange paint surface with bright yellow trim (along the virtuoso curved top, lining the front panel and along the fluted edges). 

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Early Red-Painted Cupboard

Pennsylvania, Circa 1850-70.  Coveted single door, chamfered panels, strudy construction, superior carpentry artistry (note chamfered interior panel, sizable dovetails), attractive overhanging top, great surface patina, square-head nails.  Replaced butt hinges.

A terrific, original painted rural piece.    36" wide, 55" tall, 17" deep.

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Hepplewhite Blanket Chest

Circa 1815 Hepplewhite blanket chest with full scalloped front and original orange and yellow paint decoration.  Duffield, CT.  Excellent overall condition.

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R. Whiting Painted Tall Clock

Very early 7-day clock having wooden gears (works perfectly!).

Fabulous painted face with maker's signature inscribed on brass plaque "R. Whiting, Winchester".  Wonderful black over red painted surface, in outstanding condition.


Early NE Painted Dresser

Having six graduated drawers, large dovetails and 20" backboard.


19th Century Shaftsbury, Vermont Chest

Fancy paint decorated Vermont chest, likely Shaftesbury School. Exceptionally rich, exuberant paint decoration. Circa 1825.  Wonderful crisp dry painted surface.  Very fine condition.  40" Wide X 18" Deep X 27 " tall.

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Circa 1790 Windsor Stool

This wonderful painted Windsor stool is both unique and a masterpiece of handcrafting.

A marvelous, hand shaved, out-of-round, nearly 2” thick seat is actually formed into the iconic Windsor saddle. Bamboo turned legs with tapered feet are joined by an H-plan stretcher.

The surface is probably original: blue paint now highly oxidized toward green with gold detailing on seat. The undersides of the stretcher and spots on the underside of the saddle seat reveal the original blue.  Note the shrinkage as evidenced by an even more pronounced irregularity of the round seat. The surface is dry with a good patina.

This is a delightful expression of Windsor design, Pennsylvania, 1770 - 1800.

14 1/2" tall, seat diameter: 14 - 15"

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