Spring Select Auction (2004)

Elegant Offering Of Ornate Rococo Revival & Heavily Carved Victorian Furniture In Rosewood & Walnut, Mostly From A Fine Ante-Bellum Mansion

Massive highly carved walnut Renaissance Revival marble top dresser, Mitchell & Rammelsberg attribution, original T pulls, burled panels & columns, exceptional carvings, c.1870, 108"h 60½"w 24"d;

Pair walnut massive pierce carved baroque hall chairs, ornate blossoms & vines, shell crown, c.1880, original finish & fabric, 56"h 21"w 19"d

Walnut Victorian Lincoln bed, beautifully carved, extensive burling, in good finish, full size, 92"h, 58"w, 73"long

Walnut Rococo Revival table, pierce carved w/great detail, c.1855, mottled marble top, original finish, 45" x 28", 31"h

Ornate pierce carved rosewood laminated Rococo Revival lady's chair with fully carved grapes and vines & stylized hoof feet, 37"h 16"w 18"d; Rosewood Victorian pierce carved high back chair w/fruit crown

Highly ornate walnut Rococo Revival MT center table, good early finish, c.1855, in manner of Thomas Brooks, 38"w 26½"d 31½"h

Art Carved walnut 3-tiered table, sharing many characteristics of the Cincinnati art carvers, winged & breasted rams w/horns to 4 legs, ornate paw feet, variety of geometric edging, grotesque faces, pods & nuts, center medallions to all 3 tiers, 2nd tier has 4 crests w/variety of decoration, 3rd tier has 4 panels w/grotesque figures, 30"h, 21" square top

Mahogany pierce carved Rococo Revival dresser w/marble top, cookie corners, serpentine front w/paneled drawers, secret slipper drawer, c.1855, 80"h 46"w 24"d

Walnut Victorian fully carved recamier w/lion heads, band of oak leaves & blossoms & stippled background

Fine Robert Mitchell, Cincinnati, walnut Eastlake MT burled sideboard w/tall mirrored back, carved lion's heads & large carved medallion of leaves & fruit on stippled background, stenciled mark

Highly figured Brazilian rosewood rococo revival game table, c.1855, 31"h 36"w 18"d

Ornamental flamed oak secretary bookcase with carved bust of woman to pierced gallery, shell & ribbon carvings, lion head columns w/paw feet, c.1880, in the manner of Horner Brothers, 79½"h 39½"w 13½"d

Unusual Victorian cherry side table in paisley form, finely turned brass tipped legs & carved highlights

Victorian high cornered sofa w/marquetry & inlaid stars

Walnut Victorian 6 drawer chest, spooled gallery, burled fronts, c.1880, 53"h 32"w 18½"d

Walnut Renaissance Revival single door armoire with lower drawer. Impressive deeply carved crown, fruit pulls & applied carvings, rich original finish, 102" x 41" x 18"

Walnut Victorian bookcase, Cincinnati, massive stepback form, four doors to base, carved scrolled medallion to half round crown, stenciled AC Richards, Maker, 12 East 4th St, Cinti, 121" x 66" x 19"

Walnut Victorian bookcase, massive stepback form with columned edging top to floor, impressive half round crown. Adjustable shelves, no back, 116" x 61" x 21"

Rosewood Victorian pierce carved & reticulated mirror, 48" x 34"