Spring Select Auction: April 29 (2005)

Furniture and Accessories: Page One of Three

218. c.1780 English walnut Chippendale highboy, nine crotch-front drawers w/tapered edging, acanthus knees, claw & ball feet, great early finish, rose head nails, old replaced brasses, split to one side, minor divisions to other side, 62½"h x 39"w x 22"d, Great Chippendale Highboy. (3,000-4,500)
222. c.1800 English mahogany eight drawer chest on chest, reeded corners, notched cornice, geometric edging, bracket feet, single board sides, good old finish, very old replaced brasses, 71"h x 40"w x 22"d. (3,000-4,500)
241. 18th century American mahogany drop front four drawer secretary, terrific flame grain, dramatic bracket feet, fully fitted interior w/half columns & carved medallions, top fully fitted w/36 scroll-edged cubbies, single board doors & sides, 88"h x 39"w x 18½"d. (2,500-3,500)
208. c.1790 cherry Hepplewhite four drawer bow front chest, Meredith NH, band of inlaid mahogany at skirt top, original brass rosette knobs & escutcheons, original finish, chestnut & pine secondary woods, Outstanding construction includes dovetailed legs & case sides lined w/pine. 36"h x 41½"w x 22"d. Excellent condition. (2,000-3,000)
136. Walnut Eastlake cylinder bookcase desk w/spoon carving of leaves & vines, fitted interior, original ornate brasses, good old finish, 94"h x 39"w x 22"d. (2,000-3,000)
225. c.1880 walnut secretary bookcase, two-door top w/16 panels of original glass over three-panel drop front w/applied lattice-work exposing fully fitted interior w/seven chamfered drawers, two-door base, original porcelain knobs, inlaid shield escutcheons & beautifully tapered feet. 91"h x 44"w x 21"d. (2,500-3,500)
57. Mahogany Hepplewhite style dining set. Serpentine front eight-leg sideboard w/recessed cupboard & tall mirror backsplash, delicate fan inlaid corners, matching server, both w/crotch-front drawers & doors, pedestal form table w/six leaves, all with extensive string inlay, original finish & hardware, matching chairs w/open work to backs, inlaid top to bottom, one arm chair & six sides. Some expected veneer loss. Sideboard:38"h x 71"w x 26"d, Server, 35"h x 46"w x 19"d, Table: 60"d. (3,000-5,000)

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56. Two mahogany Hepplewhite corner bookcases, string inlay, flamed mahogany backsplashes w/inlaid fleur di leis & applied linear carvings. 50"h x 76"w x 48"d, & 50"h x 69"w x 32"d. (1,200-2,000)
199. Italian vitrine of highly figured satinwood fully inlaid w/blossoms, leaves & scrolling. Serpentine front, split scroll crown, two doors over one drawer, highly figured back, superb original finish & condition, 73"h x 44"w x 18"d. (2,000-3,000)
227. Crotch mahogany cellaret in sarcophagus form, bronze Bacchus medallion to lid, bun feet, ring handles, 20"h x 26½"w x 18½"d. (2,000-2,500)
242. French Empire 19th century Bonheur du Jour, flip lid writing surface, cut away base w/standing columns, pilaster accents w/Ionic capitals, blossom & leaf florets, brass gallery, swan head pulls, original finish, some staining & loss to finish, 49"h x 35"w x 18"d. (1,200-2,000) This 1880s lady's secretary comes from "Wickland," in Bardstown KY, home to three Kentucky governors and the inspiration for Stephen Foster's "My Old Kentucky Home."
203. Empire mahogany sideboard, paw feet, full columns w/acanthus crowns, single board sides, dramatic flame graining, three drawers over one drawer over two doors, rich original finish. (1,200-1,800)
137. c.1850 walnut marble top table, fully carved w/shell corners, full blossoms & scrolling, ornate acanthus finial, turtle top w/original ogee marble top, probably Cincinnati made, repair to marble, 30"h x 42"w x 28"d. (1,000-1,500)
386. Walnut Victorian bed w/pierce carved crown, applied vine & leaf carving, fully carved Minerva head, oversized finials & carved accents of sunflowers & acanthus leaves, rich original finish. (1,000-1,500)
221. Walnut Baroque style settee w/dramatic carvings including dolphin handles, crown of young maiden, intricately scrolled leaves, paw feet, excellent condition, 39"h x 42"w x 22"d, Superb Carved Settee. (1,200-1,800)
262. 19th Century walnut armoire, 2 doors over 2 drawers, fancy skirting, beautifully paneled doors & applied carvings, 88"h. (1,000-1,500)
188. 18th century French lady's poudreuse, classical form w/flip mirror & side compartments, flame grained inlaid panels to top, front & sides, typical age cracks to surface, 29½"h x 32½"w x 18"d. (800-1,200)
286. Walnut Victorian cylinder desk, fitted interior, extensive burling, great patina. (1,000-2,000)