Fall Select Auction: Friday October 19, 4:00 PM

Furniture, Page One of Three
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325. Louis XV period French marble top commode, formerly of the Romanoff's Winter Palace in St Petersburg, two-drawer bombe form, rosewood with inlaid panels to drawer fronts and sides, brass mounts to top and bottom of legs and front skirt, beautifully grained pink and cream marble with black accents, ogee cut top with corner accents, top signed AFR in four styles, 34"h x 42"w x 22"d, expected veneer losses, overall excellent condition. Provenance: Rare and Decorative Furnishings of the Romanoffs, Wallace H Day Galleries, 1931, with bill of lading; Chrysler Museum, 1990s. 10,000-15,000
327. Louis XV period French marble top oval writing table, single drawer, mahogany with acanthus mounted feet and floral medallions, inlaid basket weave pattern to skirt with floral accents, shield-form escutcheons, mottled gray and white inset marble top, kidney shaped lower shelf, 28"h x 23.5"w x 17.5"d, expected veneer losses. 5,000-10,000
328. Late 18th to early 19th century French circular mahogany marble top table en chiffoniere, sliding door exposes three curved drawers, middle drawer with hinged writing surface lid, delicate brass ring handles, reticulated brass gallery, gray and white marble inset top, under shelf, mounted feet, 29.5"h x 14"d, some repaired splits to loose under-shelf, some restoration. 5,000-10,000
329. Louis XV period French rosewood dressing table, hinged flip-up center mirror flanked by two oval hinged side compartments with brass escutcheons, beautifully formed brass gallery, open work to side supports, serpentine center drawer, original leather casters (very rare to be intact), 29"h x 31.5"w x 17"d, expected veneer losses, no key. Provenance: former Dayton Art Institute deaccession. 5,000-7,000
326. Pair of Louis XV period French formal fauteuil armchairs in yellow and white jacquard weave silk, beautifully carved floral crowns and accents to knees and feet, excellent condition, 38"h x 28"w x 24"d, museum quality. Provenance: formerly in the Dayton Art Institute. 4,000-6,000
336. Outstanding pair of c.1825 American slate-topped flip-top tables, tops painted in exquisite details of tole style floral bouquets with a variety of blossoms, gold painted vines, scrolls and thatch work to table borders and stems, three-leg base with turned stem and under-finial, New York attribution, 37"h flipped up, 27.5"h down, 18" x 17" top, paint and patina are superb with minor wear to gold, one top has been reattached to slate years ago, some replaced screws to flip mechanism. 4,000-6,000

364. Elegant eleven-piece carved and inlaid dining set: Sideboard, wine cabinet, refractory table and eight chairs: two armchairs, six side chairs. Each piece with delicate wood inlaid fans, leaves and vines in multiple shades of varying woods, also rope twist edges, acanthus scrolling and brass hardware, all in rich original finish and in superb condition. Table 30"h x 37"w, 65-107" long. Sideboard 37"h x 73"w x 21"d. Wine Cabinet 46"h x 56"w x 20"d. Armchairs 42"h x 24"w x 24"d. Side chairs 40"h x 20"w x 18"d. 4,000-6,000
165. American 18th century tiger maple flip top table, beautifully turned stem on three snake feet, 29"h x 35"d, top refinished/French polished. 2,000-3,000
166. c.1810 burled and flamed mahogany octagonal game table, double-sided lyre base, detailed carvings of leaves and floral medallions, carved swag legs with brass capped feet, 30"h x 36"w, excellent condition. 2,000-3,000
293. Carved oak sideboard with mirrored splash. Four carved, full standing 16" figures: two falconers with falcons on arm, feathered cap, pouch and knife on belt and (Left), two guardsman/scouts with long staff, powder horn and knife on belt, both with knee high boots with detailed shoe laces and eyelets. Two drawers (one is silver drawer) over two doors over one drawer. Fitted interior with secret compartment. Quarter-sawn oak in original finish, beveled mirror, Robt. Mitchell label. Excellent condition,.58"h x 62"w x 25"d. 2,500-3,500
294. Carved oak china cabinet with full standing figures, 16"h. (Right) Falconer with falcon on arm, feathered cap, pouch and knife on belt and (Left) Guardsman/Scout with long staff, powder horn and knife on belt, both with knee high boots with detailed shoe laces and eyelets. Crown in finely carved geometric pattern. Curved glass center panel, mirrored back, original finish, Robt. Mitchell label. Excellent condition, staff repaired, 62"h x 44"w x 18"d. 2,000-3,000
295. Carved oak dining table, solid quarter-sawn oak pedestal base with four carved panels, Falconer with falcon and Huntsman/Scout with horn and spear, flared feet with carved edging, sells with five original leaves. Terrific condition, appears to be original finish, 30"h x 50"d. 800-1,200
261. Great Sheraton style flamed mahogany eight-leg sideboard with burled accents, mansard topped side cabinets with diamond inlaid designs to curved slopes, original drop-ring hardware with urn centers, string inlaid ovals, two drawers over one drawer to center flanked by side cabinets of one drawer over one door, mahogany secondary wood, some expected veneer loss and heat discoloration, 84"w x 45"h x 26"d. An elegant sideboard with provenance from a historical Cincinnati estate. 2,000-3,000
338. Fully carved walnut desk, finely detailed carvings on all sides. Drawer fronts with Man in the Mountain, vines and leaves, crown with shield medallion, leaves and geometric and floral edging. Dramatic bare-breasted full griffins with twisting tails and fierce faces support desk top. The sides have Man in the Mountain, shells, scrolls and basket-weave edging. Rear: Top panel with acanthus leaves, Man in the Mountain and grotesque faces, a large center panel with flamed-finial atop large urn flanked by two full standing griffins, two hairy paw feet at each corner. Excellent condition. 46"h x 46"w x 26"d. 2,000-3,000
337. Important carved walnut six-legged settee. Crown of sculpted top rail with fully relief carved cherub flanked by two young girls faces with flowing hair with pear and leaf adornments and two finials. Five back supports, center support has two pierce-carved griffins flanking a center cartouche in a nut pod design, four remaining supports are back-to-back griffins with trailing leaves. Uprights have acanthus leaves, bead work and floral medallions, carved skirt with two open-mouthed grotesque gargoyles. Settee is carved front and rear. Original finish, seat recovered in gold upholstery. Exceptional, dramatic settee. 35"h x 45"w x 19"d. 2,000-3,000
333. Heavily carved walnut console cabinet, two doors with ornate iron hinges and latches, panels carved in design of gothic windows with large central crown over shield flanked by panels of regal gent and lady with books, beautifully carved architectural and leaf motif corners. Lower bout has six carved linen drape panels, sides have two linen drape panels, paneled back. Original finish, excellent condition except minor repair at both latches. 56"h x 68"w x 20"d. 1,200-1,800
297. Cincinnati Art Carved hanging shelf, deeply carved, top has leaves and berries over raised letters reading WAVERLY with uniquely scalloped edging, unique and detailed sunflower to crown surrounded by blossoms and leaves, sides carved with blossoms with very deep centers, bottom has trailing branch with blossoms and leaves matching sides, geometric and half-circle blossom patterns to fronts, back inlaid with the word Sister and delicate branches, three-piece pine back with worn burgundy velvet covering to front, leaf carved to back of bottom board, repairs around finials, original finish and great patina, 27.5"h x 24"w x 8"d. An exceptional example of carving from the Cincinnati Art Carvers. 1,000-2,000
298. 19th century ornately carved English flamed oak desk, grotesque faces and swirling vines to drawer fronts, floral medallions and pods of fruit in deep relief, top leather inset to front half of top, breaks down into three pieces, 29.5"h x 60"w x 29.5"d. Leather shows its age, some stains and water marks to top. 1,000-1,500
397. Matched pair of flamed mahogany corner china cupboards with curved fronts, two doors over one drawer over two doors, Greek key edging to crowns, original drop-pull hardware, made by Drexel, pristine condition, 70"h x 35"w x 21"d. 1,200-1,800

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198. Seven-piece Venetian style bedroom suite, Bombé forms with carved blossom accents, Classical hand painted Venetian paneled decoration to all surfaces. Colorful, detailed bouquets and blossoms in red, green, blue and yellow on a deep yellow background, deep dark green surrounds the paneled designs. Entire set shows wear, some repaired breaks at crowns, minor losses, chips etc giving this set lots of character. Vanity top has extensive paint loss. Fabulous look. Pair twin beds, three-drawer chest 36"h x 45"w x 20"d, large hanging mirror 53"h x 27"w, three-drawer vanity with mirror 62"h x 38"w x 18"d, vanity bench 18"h x 20"w x 15"d, five-drawer lingerie chest 51"h x 14"w x 11"d. 1,000-2,000
80. Outstanding bow front walnut Renaissance Revival marble top washstand, burled and rounded corners and drawer fronts, finely carved branch and leaf drawer pulls, ogee marble top with twin rear shelves and arched splash, all original, 39.5"h x 32"w x 20"d. 800-1,200
302. Globe Wernicke mahogany four stack barrister's case with leaded glass door to top section, 60"h x 34"w x 12"d, superb condition. 800-1,200
194. Pair carved entry chairs with dramatic finely carved bare-breasted busts of women to grips. All stretchers and uprights are in beautifully executed rope twists, seats and backs in fine needlepoint work of aesthetic decoration of birds and blossoms. Excellent condition. 34"h x 24"w x 18"d. 800-1,200
126. Mid-19th century cherry four-drawer country chest, solid cherry with pilaster shaped aprons front and sides, refinished, 45.5"h x 44"w x 22"d. 800-1,200