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35 Lot 35: 2 Japanese Tansu Cabinets 2 Japanese Tansu Cabinets Lot 35: 2 Japanese Tansu Cabinets

1st item: Japanese Tansu cabinet with a black lacquer case, consisting of a flat top above two hand-painted sliding doors (one signed) above one row of three drawers and one long wood drawer all light wood with brass bail handles, brass fittings throughout. 27 1/4" H x 26" W X 15" D. 2nd item: Japanese hardwood small Campaign or Tansu cabinet consisting of a flat top above two full-length drawers, above two rows of double drawers and one full drawer, all with iron bail pulls, iron fittings throughout. The underside of one small drawer signed. 29" H x 24" W x 13" D. Both 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Collection of Susan and David Eagleton, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition, scattered wear and minor losses to black lacquer, expected use wear. 2nd item: Overall good condition with overall general use wear, oxidation to iron fittings and handles. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
36 Lot 36: Hardwood Jardiniere or Plant Stand w/ Bronze Dragon Mounts Hardwood Jardiniere or Plant Stand w/ Bronze Dragon Mounts Lot 36: Hardwood Jardiniere or Plant Stand w/ Bronze Dragon Mounts

Carved hardwood jardiniere or plant stand, Asian or in the Asian manner, having a round plant holder with carved and pierced gallery, pierced upper shoulder, dragon mask handles and dragon dog mounts, incised floral carving to the body, and a carved and pierced skirt, above curving bracketed legs joined by a carved circular stretcher, terminating into paw feet. 35 1/2" H x approx. 15 1/2" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
178 Lot 178: Middle TN Cherry Sugar Table Middle TN Cherry Sugar Table Lot 178: Middle TN Cherry Sugar Table

Middle Tennessee, Giles County, cherry sugar table, poplar secondary. Consisting of a plain, square-hinged top that lifts to reveal a storage compartment; paneled sides and paneled front above a single dovetailed drawer with brass pull, and tall ring-turned legs terminating in urn and ball form feet. This lot includes a ledger and business catalog from the original owners. 29 1/4" H x 20" W x 14 3/4" D. Circa 1830. Acquired from a descendant of Samuel Knox Harwell (1864-1944), a founder and partner in the Nashville wholesale dry good firm Neely-Harwell and Co. By oral history, the table descended in his family, likely from the Rev. Stith Meade Harwell of Giles County (1807-1886).

PROVENANCE: Private Middle Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition, older refinish. Top with wood splice repair, old repair to left back hinge, some scattered wood shrinkage to case noted. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
179 Lot 179: Middle TN Miniature Chest Middle TN Miniature Chest Lot 179: Middle TN Miniature Chest

Middle Tennessee, possibly Wilson County, miniature chest or sideboard, walnut with poplar secondary. Rectangular top over a conforming case with one overhanging drawer over two recessed drawers, flanked by cup and ball-turned columns, terminating in double-turned tapering feet in front; rear feet are extensions of rear stiles. Recessed side and back panels. All drawers are dovetailed and feature round wood knobs and brass escutcheons. The piece is constructed with round pegs, visible from facade. 19" H x 20" W x 15 1/2" D. Circa 1840.

PROVENANCE: The collection of the late Fount and Ida Smothers, Thompson's Station, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Scattered stains, wear and full shrinkage crack to top, otherwise very good condition. Scattered pest holes visible on back. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
180 Lot 180: East Tennessee Federal Inlaid Chest of Drawers East Tennessee Federal Inlaid Chest of Drawers Lot 180: East Tennessee Federal Inlaid Chest of Drawers

East Tennessee, Knox or Roane County, Hepplewhite inlaid walnut and cherry bureau or chest of drawers, yellow pine and poplar secondary. Plain conforming top with mahogany veneer edge, sitting flush with case, over four graduated dovetailed and cockbeaded drawers with diamond-inlaid escutcheons, line inlay and oval brasses, having quarter fan inlay to corners; the base with barber pole inlay transitioning to a shaped skirt with inlaid semicircular fan to the center, resting on splayed French feet. Hidden dovetails joining the top with case sides. Feet shaped from the case sides. 39 1/2" H X 40" W X 19 1/2" D. Circa 1810-1820. Provenance: Discovered in a Roane County, TN estate in the 1990's.

PROVENANCE: Private Middle Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Older refinished surface. Brass pulls appear to be original. Drawer surrounds with some old patches and losses. Part of the lower foot facings (1 3/4"H) are replacements but the chest retains the original shaped feet formed from the drawer sides and blocking on the front feet and the shaped support on the rear back left foot. The rear back right foot is a replacement as are the plain brackets on the back of the rear feet. Some losses to edge of skirt and a couple of old replaced spots of inlay in the fan. A couple of veneer losses and replacements to top edge. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
181 Lot 181: East TN Walnut Corner Cupboard East TN Walnut Corner Cupboard Lot 181: East TN Walnut Corner Cupboard

East Tennessee walnut corner cupboard, yellow pine secondary, one piece construction with canted sides. Cavetto molded cornice with scallop carved frieze above two 8-pane glazed doors, medial molding, two paneled doors, and shaped bracket feet. Top with four shelves and base with two shelves. 87 1/4" H x 48 1/2" W x 30" D. Possibly Washington or Greene County, TN, Circa 1820.

PROVENANCE: Private Middle Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition. Older surface with minor scuffs, fading and abrasions; break to left return on the cornice. Break to lower backboard near rear foot. Interior has been painted. [See more photos →]

$1,600.00$1,800.00
182 Lot 182: East TN Walnut Pie Safe, Eagle Tins East TN Walnut Pie Safe, Eagle Tins Lot 182: East TN Walnut Pie Safe, Eagle Tins

East Tennessee pie safe, walnut with poplar secondary wood. Rectangular gallery over two dovetailed drawers and two doors. Doors inset with two punched tins featuring a central eagle within a circle and flanked by stars in each corner. The side with two punched tins featuring a star within a circle and flanked by stars to each corner. The piece is supported by turned and spike feet. 50 1/2" H x 39 1/2" W x 19 1/2" D. Possibly Hawkins Co., Tennessee, 3rd Quarter 19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with expected use wear resulting in abrasions and minor losses. Minor staining to the top. Front right foot with losses to tip. Interior and backboards with old paint. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
183 Lot 183: East TN Pie Safe w/ Red Wash East TN Pie Safe w/ Red Wash Lot 183: East TN Pie Safe w/ Red Wash

East Tennessee, possibly Grainger County, pie safe, poplar throughout with red wash. Rectangular form with plain top, two dovetailed drawers with turned pulls above two doors, each with four tins punched with a stylized conjoined circle, diamond and floral pattern. Each side with two matching punched tins and the whole resting on ring turned turnip feet. The interior with three shelves. 48 3/4" H x 53 3/8" W x 18 3/4" D. 3rd Quarter 19th century. Note: An example of a safe with similar tins appears in the book THE ART AND MYSTERY OF TENNESSEE FURNITURE, by Derita Coleman Williams and Nathan Harsh, on page 162, Fig. 187.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with general use wear, abrasions and losses. Left side with damage to top tin. Some staining to top. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
184 Lot 184: East TN Cherry Corner Cupboard w/ Punched Tins East TN Cherry Corner Cupboard w/ Punched Tins Lot 184: East TN Cherry Corner Cupboard w/ Punched Tins

East Tennessee, Hawkins or Greene County, corner cupboard of smaller size, cherry primary and poplar secondary, one-piece construction. Consisting of a flat top with molded edge, canted corner returns, two paneled doors having beaded trim above two lower doors, each with three quilted diamond punched tins with repeating beaded trim. The canted corner returns transition into shallow circular turned feet. The top and base are fitted with two interior shelves. 78 1/4" H x 52" W x approx. 29 1/2" D. 3rd Qtr.19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition. Older refinish, minor scattered wear, losses and abrasions. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
185 Lot 185: 5 Middle TN Chairs, Marked and Exhibited 5 Middle TN Chairs, Marked and Exhibited Lot 185: 5 Middle TN Chairs, Marked and Exhibited

Set of four (4) Middle Tennessee ladderback side chairs plus one (1) child's chair. 1st item: Child's hickory ladderback chair having two shaped slats, branded JB on lower slat and cane seat. 20 1/2" H x 13" W x 10" D. 2nd – 5th items: Set of four (4) hickory and maple ladder back chairs with arched slats, mule ear back stiles with single peg at the top of back stiles, all branded JC on lower slat and all with woven oak seats. 36" H x 17" W x 13" D. Third quarter of the 19th century. Note: The child's chair and one of the 4 adult chairs were exhibited at Cheekwood and described in the exhibition catalog MADE IN TENNESSEE, 1971, on page 25 as item numbers 37 and 38, with an attribution to Dick Poyner. However, recent scholarship by Williamson County historian, researcher and author Rick Warwick suggests these were made by another, currently unidentified, Middle Tennessee maker.

PROVENANCE: The Collection of Richard H. and Kathleen L. Hulan.

CONDITION: 1st item: Upper slat of child's chair with vertical wood split and some losses. Overall general wear and replaced seat. Traces of old paint remain. 2nd – 5th items: All chairs with use wear, a couple with vertical wood cracks to upper stiles. Seats in various states of wear, one was replaced by chairmaker Dallas Newberry of Red Boiling Springs (1892-1989). Note: The Newberry family is renowned for their chairs made in the historic tradition of their Tennessee craftsmen ancestors, which earned them a Governor's Art Award. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
187 Lot 187: Southern Cherry Inlaid Sheraton Stand Southern Cherry Inlaid Sheraton Stand Lot 187: Southern Cherry Inlaid Sheraton Stand

Southern, possibly Kentucky, Sheraton two drawer stand or work table, cherry primary, poplar secondary. Square top with line inlaid edge, above two dovetailed drawers with oval line inlay and brass bail pulls flanked by reeded stiles, and resting on reeded legs and turned feet. 30 1/4" H x 19 1/2" W x 17" D. Circa 1820.

PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.

CONDITION: Older refinish, with some scattered use wear and abrasions. Top with minor staining. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
188 Lot 188: Wythe County, VA Paint Decorated Blanket Chest Wythe County, VA Paint Decorated Blanket Chest Lot 188: Wythe County, VA Paint Decorated Blanket Chest

Wythe County, Virginia polychrome painted blanket chest, poplar throughout. The chest consists of a rectangular molded and hinged lid above a dovetailed case with diamond shaped iron escutcheon, above an ogee base molding and dovetailed bracket feet with spurs. Interior with till, iron lock, hinges and hasp. The front case features two painted lunetted or notched rectangular panels depicting a large central flower in the center surrounded by four smaller flowers, all emanating from a black urn or pitcher within a scribed and lunetted rectangular frame. The top features two painted lunetted or notched rectangular panels depicting red and black six-pointed stars, within a scribed lunetted rectangular frame. The base color on the remaining chest appears to be a red wash with grain-painted elements to the lid and case front, with red wash side panels and a black painted base and feet. Decoration attributed to John Huddle (1772-1839) and family. 28 1/2" H x 50" W x 21 5/8" D. 1st quarter 19th century.

PROVENANCE: By descent from Susie Rebecca Barns (1888-1957) of Rich Valley, Smith County, Virginia, to Preston Taylor Buchanan (1939-2020) to present heir.

CONDITION: Scattered wear and abrasions, especially to the molded top and feet. Grain painted background on the case front and sides cleaned in the past. Lid with losses to one lock pin. [See more photos →]

$6,000.00$6,500.00
189 Lot 189: Mississippi Huntboard or Sugar Sideboard Mississippi Huntboard or Sugar Sideboard Lot 189: Mississippi Huntboard or Sugar Sideboard

Mississippi huntboard or sugar sideboard, yellow pine with faded red wash. Rectangular case having a partially hinged molded top that lifts to reveal one shallow central compartment flanked by two deeper compartments, above one central paneled door on the front of the case. Brass escutcheons to lid and door. Medial molding over three side-by-side dovetailed drawers with simple wooden pulls, all on tall square tapered legs. Paneled sides. 43 1/8" H x 52 1/4" W x 21" D. Mid 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Collection of Richard H. and Kathleen L. Hulan, purchased Jackson, MS circa 1973.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with general wear and abrasions; scattered wood shrinkage. Fading to wash, one hinge absent on case drawer. Drawer pulls are not original. Both sides of trim molding to hinged lid likely replacements. Locks missing. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
218 Lot 218: European Black Forest Smoking Table European Black Forest Smoking Table Lot 218: European Black Forest Smoking Table

European, Swiss or German, Black Forest carved smoking table or stand with three carved figural bears mounted on the foliate carved rectangular top swivel with a brass tray for ashes atop a naturalistic tree trunk standard with figural carved standing bear decoration and four curved feet. Unsigned. 25" H x 16" W x 13" D. 1st half 20th century.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with old patina and very minor use wear. [See more photos →]

$700.00$750.00
219 Lot 219: Classical Console Table w/ Black Marble Top Classical Console Table w/ Black Marble Top Lot 219: Classical Console Table w/ Black Marble Top

American Classical serving or console table, mahogany with white pine secondary, rectangular form with variegated black marble top above a double paneled apron with rounded corners, with tall acanthus carved, spiral turned legs and turned tapering feet fitted with brass castors. 33 1/4″ H x 51 1/2″ W x 22 1/2″ D. Probably New York or Massachusetts, circa 1830.

PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.

CONDITION: Older finish. Marble top with scratches and old repairs to fine breaks on right side; table with a few old rectangular veneer patches on panel margins under the marble top. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
220 Lot 220: Chippendale 18th c. Constitution Mirror, ex-Israel Sack Chippendale 18th c. Constitution Mirror, ex-Israel Sack Lot 220: Chippendale 18th c. Constitution Mirror, ex-Israel Sack

Chippendale period mahogany and parcel gilt "Constitution" looking glass or wall mirror with carved eagle surmounting a scrolled pediment with gilt molding and rosette ends; the original mirror glass is framed in a carved and gilded border with notched top corners, the outer frame with a scrolled, voluted and cyma-shaped base and the sides are flanked by carved and gilded leaves. 55" H x 26" W. American or English, circa 1760-1770. Provenance: Originally purchased from Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1998. Copies of the original receipt available to the winning bidder.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with wear commensurate with age, some silvering and losses to mirror, mostly to the lower half. (approx. 50%). Includes a custom crate for shipping. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
221 Lot 221: American Queen Anne Highboy, poss. Goddard-Townsend School American Queen Anne Highboy, poss. Goddard-Townsend School Lot 221: American Queen Anne Highboy, poss. Goddard-Townsend School

Queen Anne bonnet top highboy, attributed to Newport, Rhode Island or Boston, Massachusetts, 18th century, mahogany with white pine secondary, constructed in two parts with an emphasis on vertical proportions. Bonnet top with flame-carved finials set on fluted plinths, above a top tier of drawers with one large center drawer flanked by two smaller drawers above four full graduated drawers. Base with top molding and one long drawer above central small drawer flanked by two large drawers, a deeply valanced skirt, and cabriole legs ending in slipper feet. All drawers are dovetailed with original willow and bail handle brass pulls. Base top drawer with 20th century paper label from John Walton Inc. with inscription, “Highboy – mahogany – attributed to Goddard Townsend – Newport, circa 1750-60, original brass and finials” ; back with paper label reading “J.C. Hagadorn” (possibly a former owner), and drawer bottom with chalk inscription for previous owners John and Tina McWhorter. Top measures: 53 1/2″ H x 40″ W x 21″ D. Base measures: 38 1/4″ H x 40 1/2″ W x 21 1/4″ D. 91 3/4″ total H. Circa 1755.

History: Purchased by John and Tina McWhorter in 1989 from Peter H. Eaton Antiques of Newburyport, MA, with attribution to the Goddard-Townsend School piece; the price was $75,000 and the piece was published in Eaton’s ad in The Magazine Antiques, October, 1989. Peter Eaton acquired the piece from Connecticut collectors, who purchased it from John Walton in the early 1970s. Photocopies of the ad and Eaton receipt are available to the winning bidder. Note: According to a previous appraisal of this piece, John McWhorter sent photos in 1997 to Michael Moses, the author of “Master Craftsmen of Newport: the Townsends and Goddards,” who described it as “a merger of Massachusetts and Rhode Island styles.”

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Older refinishing, with minor wear and repairs. Small patch on the left side of the upper case and on the top center drawer, lower left corner. Glue blocks and knee returns with restoration (refer to Eaton documents). Lower section missing the drop finial on the skirt, the interior drawers with losses and wear. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$9,000.00
222 Lot 222: Philadelphia, poss. Savery Queen Anne Trifid Foot Armchair ex-Keno Philadelphia, poss. Savery Queen Anne Trifid Foot Armchair ex-Keno Lot 222: Philadelphia, poss. Savery Queen Anne Trifid Foot Armchair ex-Keno

American, possibly school of William Savery, Philadelphia, Queen Anne carved trifid foot arm chair, c. 1755; walnut, with yellow pine seat frame. Serpentine incised crestrail with scrolled ears, over a shaped and beveled splat; shaped arms with scrolled grips over molded, incurvate arm supports; trapezoidal slip seat and cyma-curved front apron with center point; through-tenon construction at rear seat; octagonal rear legs, and front cabriole legs ending in trifid feet. 42 1/4" H x 24 5/8"W (at knees) x 20 1/2" D (at feet); seat height 17 1/4". Acquired from Leigh Keno Antiques in 1997 for $34,000. A copy of the receipt and accompanying letter from Keno to John and Tina McWhorter is available to winning bidder. Keno noted in his letter that the trifid foot on this armchair is characteristic of the Philadelphia region after about 1730, and may have been brought to America by Irish craftsmen (ref. David Stockwell, "Irish Influence in Pennsylvania Queen Anne Furniture" in PHILADELPHIA FURNITURE AND ITS MAKERS, ed. John L. Snyder, New York, 1975, p. 25-57). For a related form, see Christie's, January 25, 1993, lot 206. A William Savery signed side chair with closely related high straight sided plinth on the splat and scrolled apron is illustrated in Sack II, p. 432, no. 1077, and a closely related armchair with central shell to crest is in the collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art (ref. AMERICAN FURNITURE 1680-1880 by William Voss Elder III and Jayne E. Stokes, 1987, p. 24 fig. 10).

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Small (1/2") replacement to tip on one side of splat. Surface appears to have been cleaned sometime in the 20th century. Scattered scratches, shrinkage, and abrasions, particularly to rear legs, and one 1/2" scuff to hand rest. Retains Leigh Keno gallery label to interior of rear seat rail. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
223 Lot 223: Chippendale Bonnet-Top Chest on Chest attr. Massachusetts, ex. Sotheby's Chippendale Bonnet-Top Chest on Chest attr. Massachusetts, ex. Sotheby's Lot 223: Chippendale Bonnet-Top Chest on Chest attr. Massachusetts, ex. Sotheby's

Chippendale bonnet-top mahogany chest on chest, attributed to Massachusetts, 18th century, white pine secondary. Upper section with bonnet top having carved rosettes and three carved urn and flame finials above a central fan or shell-carved drawer, flanked by two small drawers over four rows of graduated dovetailed drawers, all with cockbeaded edges; brass escutcheons and oval brasses with bail handle pulls; drawers are flanked by carved fluted columns. Base with molded top edge above four graduated cockbeaded and dovetailed drawers, ogee base molding with a center carved drop, shaped bracket feet with spur returns. Top drawer with Sotheby's sold label from the Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Folk Paintings and Silver sale on 10/22/1988, Sale 5755, Lot# 410. Bottom of case inscribed with owner name "John McWhorter / Memphis 1988". Top measures: 49 3/4" H x 43 1/4" W x 21 5/8" D. Base measures: 37" H x 42" W x 22" D. 86 3/4" H. Circa 1765.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with scattered wear, losses and repairs commensurate with age. One side of cornice with horizontal crack and possible small repair near outer corner. One side of top with vertical wood shrinkage. Base of right column with repair. Third drawer on base with horizontal wood shrinkage. Loss to rear corner of upper case at back edge. A few drawer sides have been built up due to wear from drawer supports. Minor repairs to feet and molding with some older replaced blocking to rear feet. [See more photos →]

$5,000.00$5,400.00
224 Lot 224: Attr. Rhode Island Queen Anne Side Chair, ex- Leigh Keno Attr. Rhode Island Queen Anne Side Chair, ex- Leigh Keno Lot 224: Attr. Rhode Island Queen Anne Side Chair, ex- Leigh Keno

New England Queen Anne Walnut side chair, attributed to Rhode Island, consisting of a yoke-shaped crest rail with rounded ends, vasiform center splat, trapezoidal slip-in seat with later flame stitch upholstery, all above cabriole front legs ending in pad feet and curved rear legs, all joined by block and vase turned stretchers. Leigh Keno American Antiques label to back interior of seat rest. 41 1/2" H x 20" W (seat) x 16 1/2" D (seat). Circa 1750.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee. Purchased from Leigh Keno American Furniture, 1989. Copy of receipt available to the winning bidder.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light expected use wear and minor scattered abrasions. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
225 Lot 225: Signed Federal Inlaid Bookcase, Newburyport, Mass. History Signed Federal Inlaid Bookcase, Newburyport, Mass. History Lot 225: Signed Federal Inlaid Bookcase, Newburyport, Mass. History

American, Massachusetts, Federal inlaid two-piece bookcase with cupboard base, mahogany, with white pine secondary. Faint signature to the underside of one top shelf, "Wm. B. Dodge" for Captain William Dodge (1731-1810), a joiner and cabinetmaker in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. Top bookcase section has pediment with central inlaid plinth topped with ball shaped pediment surmounted by a brass eagle, flanked by shorter plinths with ball finials at each side, above a finely veneered and inlaid frieze, over two glazed doors with diamond shaped mullions and oval brass escutcheons, enclosing three adjustable shelves on each side. Base cabinet section having two doors with applied molding enclosing one interior adjustable shelf, molded base, and front ogee bracket feet. Top measures 58 1/2" H x 43 3/8" W x 12 1/4" D. Base measures: 32 1/2" H x 47 1/2" w x 11 3/4" D. 91" total H. Circa 1800. Note: This piece was sold to John McWhorter in the 1990s by descendants of the Massachusetts sea captain, merchant and banker Eleazer Johnson (1773-1847). In 1809/1810, Johnson purchased a home and several pieces of furniture at 203 High Street, Newburyport, from heirs of the Tracy family. The house, built by Judge John Lowell in 1774, is known as the Lowell-Tracey-Johnson house and still stands. Mr. McWhorter detailed his acquisition of this bookcase and his ensuing research in a 1994 article in The Maine Antiques Digest. A copy of the article is available on request.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Frieze and pediment with scattered wear and some veneer lifting. Base doors with vertical wood shrinkage. Older refinish. One back left foot glue block replaced. One lower glass pane to left upper section door with crack. [See more photos →]

$3,800.00$4,200.00
226 Lot 226: Chippendale Birdcage Ball and Claw Candlestand, attr. Philadelphia Chippendale Birdcage Ball and Claw Candlestand, attr. Philadelphia Lot 226: Chippendale Birdcage Ball and Claw Candlestand, attr. Philadelphia

American Chippendale mahogany tilt top candle stand, attributed to Philadelphia, 18th century, with circular molded "dish" top above a birdcage support; turned ball-and-ring baluster form pedestal over three curved legs terminating in ball and claw feet. 28 5/8" H x 22 1/2" dia. Circa 1770. Note: old label to underside reads "Mrs. Jean MacFarlane / Salem Center / Purdys NY" with illegible numbers, likely the identity of a past owner.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Old refinish with traces of old, possibly original surface on the pedestal. Some old burn marks and wear to top and some scattered losses to molded edge. Baluster, legs and feet with light general wear to the finish. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
227 Lot 227: Federal Eagle Inlaid Serpentine Chest of Drawers Federal Eagle Inlaid Serpentine Chest of Drawers Lot 227: Federal Eagle Inlaid Serpentine Chest of Drawers

Federal inlaid mahogany chest of drawers poplar and white pine secondary. Serpentine-front overhanging top, having chamfered corners and flame-veneered front edges accented with string inlay, over a conforming case with highly figured veneered and graduated drawers, having contrasting string inlay to the edges and oval Federal eagle inlaid reserves to the centers. Brass escutcheons and round brass pulls. Canted front corners with string box inlay flanking each drawer; paneled sides. Serpentine apron, also with Federal eagle inlaid reserve, and bracket feet. 37" H x 40 1/2" W x 21 1/2" D. Possibly Eastern Virginia, Circa 1800.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Old refinish. Circular patch to 2nd drawer, repairs to both front feet facings. Scattered small losses, abrasions, spots of wear and minor repairs. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
228 Lot 228: English Regency Style Sarcophagus Cellarette English Regency Style Sarcophagus Cellarette Lot 228: English Regency Style Sarcophagus Cellarette

English Regency style mahogany sarcophagus form cellarette or wine cooler with inset front panel having ebonized trim, lead-lined interior, reeded lower edge, and reeded bulbous bun feet. 21 3/4" H x 30 1/8" W x 20 1/4" D. 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Peggy Lambert, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Minute scattered surface wear commensurate with age, including two areas of lifting to veneer. Scattered minor losses to lower reeded edge and corner of lid decoration. Partial detachment of trim to right side of lid. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
232 Lot 232: French Provincial Walnut Panetiere or Bread Safe French Provincial Walnut Panetiere or Bread Safe Lot 232: French Provincial Walnut Panetiere or Bread Safe

French Provincial walnut panetiere or bread box, scrolled crest with foliate and laurel swags surmounted by urn finials above ball-and-ring spindled case; central door having rose issuing from vase and iron components, including pierced scrolling escutcheon and large spindle hinge; over scrolled apron with floral spray on snail feet. 36 3/8" H x 34 3/4" W x 17 1/4" D. Circa 1830-1850.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Peggy Lambert, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Scattered surface wear commensurate with age, including evidence of old wormwood and insect damage primarily to interior of door. Two, possibly three, of the finials likely replaced, one having corresponding glue residue. Top is possibly an early replacement, potentially with missing latch, area measuring 1 1/2" x 12". Wear around original top hinges including loss to wood measuring 1/2" x 12". Old repair to door to interior near hinge. Later added floral wallpaper lining and fitted glass bottom to interior. Retains key. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
236 Lot 236: Napoleon III Pietra Dura and Ormolu Cabinet attrib. Mathieu Befort Napoleon III Pietra Dura and Ormolu Cabinet attrib. Mathieu Befort Lot 236: Napoleon III Pietra Dura and Ormolu Cabinet attrib. Mathieu Befort

Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted and ebonized meuble d'appui or pier cabinet attributed to Mathieu Befort (1813-1880). Black marble top with canted front corners over a conforming case with ormolu mounted frieze, single large door inset with an ormolu mounted oval black marble plaque with Pietra Dura floral decoration, ormolu enclosed Pietra Dura floral vignettes to each corner, and outlined in bronze line inlay. The canted sides are mounted with ormolu swags and figural ormolu maidens standing atop columnar supports, above a bracket base with central ormolu female mask and foliate ormolu mounts. Signed "Befort Jeune" in script on the reverse of the center oval plaque. Interior with mirror to back and sides fitted with brackets to hold shelves. 52 3/4" H x 32 3/4" W x 15 7/8" D. Circa 1870. Note: Mathieu Befort was a purveyor of furniture to France's upper class, including Napoleon. He had workshops in Neuve-Saint-Giles between 1844 and 1880.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with general wear. Top of door with horizontal glue repair. Minor losses and lifting to bronze inlay; losses and wear to Pietra Dura decoration, primarily to vignettes. Some verdigris to bronze mounts along the base and some vertical wood shrinkage noted to the sides. Door hinge repaired. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
237 Lot 237: Manner of Andrea Brustolon, Pair Italian Carved Benches Manner of Andrea Brustolon, Pair Italian Carved Benches Lot 237: Manner of Andrea Brustolon, Pair Italian Carved Benches

Pair of Italian Baroque style carved stools or benches in the manner of Andrea Brustolon. Each features four carved figural cherubs supporting carved armrests with scrolled volute ends, above acanthus and scrolled carved legs, terminating into dragon head carved feet. Gold damask upholstered seats. 29″ H x 28 1/2″ W x 25 1/2″ D. 19th century. Note: Andrea Brustolon (1662-1732) was a Venetian wood sculptor and carver famous for his carved Baroque-style furniture and devotional sculptures. These benches were acquired from the estate of Champaign, Illinois newspaper heiress Marajen Stevick Chinigo, who became an Italian Contessa when she married her fifth husband, Michael Chinigo, in 1953. The couple maintained homes in Champaign, California, and on the Amalfi Coast. A copy of the book “The Countess and the Mob: The Untold Story of Marajen Stevick Chinigo and Mafia Lord Johnny Rossell” by Maureen Hughes accompanies this lot.

PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.

CONDITION: Both overall good condition with some wear, particularly at feet. One stool with losses to feet and some losses to top of armrests. One with circular wood plugs to the backside of each cherub. Both covered in burnout floral velvet cream-colored upholstery. [See more photos →]

$2,800.00$3,200.00
238 Lot 238: Louis XV Style Ormolu Mounted Cabinet, Manner of Zwiener or Linke Louis XV Style Ormolu Mounted Cabinet, Manner of Zwiener or Linke Lot 238: Louis XV Style Ormolu Mounted Cabinet, Manner of Zwiener or Linke

Louis XV Vernis Martin style Kingwood side cabinet, in the manner of the Paris workshop of Joseph-Emmanuel Zwiener or Francois Linke. Reverse Bombe form, with breche d'alep fitted marble top over a tapering case with double doors, decorated with hand-painted panels depicting a mythological scene of revelry, illegibly signed. Mounted with Classical dore bronze hardware throughout, including male and female caryatids at upper corners, Rocaille scrolling, and masks, raised on cabriole legs terminating in floral sabots. The doors open to reveal a crimson-lined interior fitted with two shelves. 51" H xx 41" W x 17" D. Late 19th to early 20th century. Acquired from a Grosse Pointe, Michigan estate collection of French furniture and decorative arts.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition, with the original French polished patina finish. Retains the key. [See more photos →]

$2,400.00$2,800.00
240 Lot 240: French Empire Style 3-Piece Gilt Bronze Surtout-De-Table French Empire Style 3-Piece Gilt Bronze Surtout-De-Table Lot 240: French Empire Style 3-Piece Gilt Bronze Surtout-De-Table

French Empire style gilt bronze and mirrored Surtout-De table or coffee table plateau, in three parts, each piece with serpentine molded edges over shaped, fluted legs terminating into paw feet joined by concave stretchers. The pieces fit together to make one larger table or can be used individually. 16 1/2" H x 46 1/2" L x 21 3/4" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light wear and oxidation. One leg with repairs. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
242 Lot 242: Pair Neoclassical Style Satinwood Cabinets on Stand Pair Neoclassical Style Satinwood Cabinets on Stand Lot 242: Pair Neoclassical Style Satinwood Cabinets on Stand

Matching pair of two (2) Adam style diminutive inlaid satinwood and mahogany display cabinets. Each cabinet features a recessed vitrine hung with double-glazed locking doors fitted with interior wood shelves faced with string inlay. The top vitrine surmounts a cabinet with two full-length locking drawers, which is supported on delicate tapering legs ending in circular brass feet. Both cabinets are inlaid with fans, bellflowers, acanthus scrolls, and stringing. The sides showcase the ribbon effect of the satinwood book-matched veneers. 71" H x 28" W x 22 1/4" D. English, second half of the 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Very condition with age-related general wear. A few minor areas of restoration to inlay. Some lifting and minor losses to inlay to both bases along the top edge, mostly to left side. The locking mechanisms are working and one key is retained. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,600.00
243 Lot 243: English Regency Gilt Brass Inlaid Table attr. George Oakley English Regency Gilt Brass Inlaid Table attr. George Oakley Lot 243: English Regency Gilt Brass Inlaid Table attr. George Oakley

English Regency petite rosewood occasional table inlaid with gilded brass quatrefoils and bellflowers, attributed to the workshops of George Oakley (1760-1840). Rectangular top monogrammed "Haines" with pierced brass gallery, supported with harp-shaped pedestal resting on a rectangular platform, raised on four scrolled legs terminating in brass animal paw feet and casters. 25" H x 22 1/2" W (at feet) x 8 1/2" D. Circa 1820.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with small amount of inlay restoration and tightening. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
245 Lot 245: George III Style Painted Satinwood Demilune Cabinet George III Style Painted Satinwood Demilune Cabinet Lot 245: George III Style Painted Satinwood Demilune Cabinet

English or Irish Adam style painted satinwood demilune side cabinet in the manner of the workshops of William Moore of Dublin. Oak secondary. Half round top with bookmatched veneers, hand painted with floral swags and a demilune reserve with classical columns and flowers, over a conforming case having a frieze mounted with giltwood acanthus carvings and inlaid panel with painted cherubs, above two drawers painted with floral garlands having bronze pulls, and a cabinet with reeded tambour doors, flanked by hand-painted medallions of urns of flowers, framed with giltwood carvings, all raised on square tapered and carved legs. 36" H x 48" W x 20 1/2" D. 19th century. Note: This piece was originally owned by Louise Fletcher of the Fletcher family (of Indiana). Louise Fletcher became a poet and eventually the first wife of famed novelist Booth Tarkington.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Minor lifting of veneers and craquelure primarily to the top. Minor scattered paint and gilt loss, primarily to the body edges. Loss of escutcheon inlays. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
246 Lot 246: English Neoclassical Painted Satinwood Tall Case Clock English Neoclassical Painted Satinwood Tall Case Clock Lot 246: English Neoclassical Painted Satinwood Tall Case Clock

English Neoclassical Adam Style satinwood tall case clock, pine secondary. Swan’s neck pediment with brass urn form finials, arched hood door flanked by free-standing round columns; engraved brass clock face with hour and minute hands, seconds dial, date dial, lunar dial, and scrolling foliate and mask relief spandrels, plate on face engraved “Vincent Menil Amsterdam”. Arched trunk door; cove molded base with bracket feet. Polychrome paint decoration throughout including a floral basket to the hood; swag, bellflower, and central cherub decoration to trunk door with grape cluster and vine border; and the base with a painted vignette depicting a Roman or Greek soldier, framed by foliate swags and bellflowers. 7 day brass time and strike movement with bell. 95″ H x 16 1/4″ W x 9″ D. Clock case English, first half 19th century; works Dutch, 18th century. Note: Menil (Mensil) was a clock maker based out of Amsterdam but he also worked in London and other areas of England. He is listed in the The National Archives of Kew as “Will of Vincent Menil or Menill, Clockmaker of Amsterdam, 10 October 1728”. Born 1681 in Amsterdam, he was the son of Jacques Menil, also a clock maker. He had his workshop in the Schoutensteeg. Many Amsterdam clockmakers with a French family name had emigrated from France as refugees (Huguenots) in the 16-17-18th century (Source: http://www.amsterdamshorloge.nl/vincent-mesnil.html).

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Left side molding and edge of right side molding to case hood is missing, otherwise overall very good condition with scattered minor age splits to wood. Lunar dial has scattered retouching. Case and works are a marriage with the works pre-dating the case. Retains weights and pendulum. Not tested for functionality. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
247 Lot 247: George III Neoclassical Oval Giltwood Mirror with Candle Brackets George III Neoclassical Oval Giltwood Mirror with Candle Brackets Lot 247: George III Neoclassical Oval Giltwood Mirror with Candle Brackets

English George III Robert Adam style looking glass or mirror, with delicate carved giltwood and wire gesso frame. The oval-shaped central glass has a beaded inner molding and is embellished with scrolling foliate swags, bell flowers, and husk motifs, and is surmounted by a flowering urn at the crest. Small gilt bracket style candle shelf at each side. 48" H x 59 1/4" W. 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with some wear commensurate with age including separations and scattered losses to the giltwood frame. Some old repaired breaks. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
450 Lot 450: 3 Ladderback Chairs attr. Tennessee, Exhibited 3 Ladderback Chairs attr. Tennessee, Exhibited Lot 450: 3 Ladderback Chairs attr. Tennessee, Exhibited

Grouping of three (3) ladderback chairs attr. Southeast Tennessee, Polk County. 1st item: One (1) cherry corner chair having a splayed chamfered back with two slats, woven split oak seat, turned legs and ball feet, 32 1/4" H x 27 1/4" W x 15" D. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) cherry ladderback armchairs with side slats for arm supports and woven spilt oak seats. Both with three shaped slats to the back and two slats to each side and turned legs, one chair with turned legs and ball feet. 40 1/4" H x 24" W x 16 1/4" D and 38 1/4" H x 21 1/2" W x 15" D. Exhibited at the Three Stars of Tennessee exhibit November 1-26, 2008, at the Carnegie Center for the Arts and History in Jackson, TN. Two of the chairs were featured as exhibit #117 and published in the catalog (page 127) with this history: "Descent in a Polk County family to a young lady in Lexington, Tennessee. The chair were made by her great, great grandfather. A blind great, great uncle did the woven oak splint seats. Chairs were sold to lender."

PROVENANCE: The collection of Carson Looney.

CONDITION: All chairs in the original finish with expected use wear, abrasions and minor losses. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
451 Lot 451: East TN Walnut 3-Door Sideboard Pie Safe w/ Punched Urn Tins East TN Walnut 3-Door Sideboard Pie Safe w/ Punched Urn Tins Lot 451: East TN Walnut 3-Door Sideboard Pie Safe w/ Punched Urn Tins

Large East Tennessee sideboard form pie safe, walnut primary and poplar secondary. Consisting of a plain overhanging top above three dovetailed drawers with turned pulls, above three doors, each have four punched tins with urn and star decoration in a vertical orientation. The sides with two punched identical tins above base molding, the whole resting on turned feet. 49 1/2" H x 77 5/8" W x 17 1/4" D. 3rd Quarter 19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Older refinish. Patch to left drawer upper corner and above rail supporting top, center drawer with patch to right of escutcheon, horizontal patch on base rail where doors close. Backboards on lower right side with tin "make do" covering rodent chew. Rear right foot with repair near intersection with the case. [See more photos →]

$2,000.00$2,400.00
452 Lot 452: Tennessee Folk or Tramp Art Trestle Table, Jonesborough History Tennessee Folk or Tramp Art Trestle Table, Jonesborough History Lot 452: Tennessee Folk or Tramp Art Trestle Table, Jonesborough History

Southern Folk Art table or stand, rectangular form, square block construction with lower tier or shelf and trestle style ends. Woods appear to be cherry and walnut. Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee history. 30" H x 38" W x 20 1/2" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some minor wear and one area of light staining to the top. A couple of blocks to top with minor losses. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
453 Lot 453: Early East TN Corner Cupboard, Blount County Early East TN Corner Cupboard, Blount County Lot 453: Early East TN Corner Cupboard, Blount County

East Tennessee, Blount County, walnut blind door built-in corner cupboard, poplar and yellow pine secondary, one-piece construction. Consisting of a swan's neck pediment centering a shell-carved plinth above ogee molding that continues along the canted sides and the base. The top with paneled doors, waist with one full drawer flanked by two half drawers, all molded with brass bail pulls, above two paneled lower doors. Upper and lower doors with wood pulls, upper section fitted with four shelves and lower section fitted with two shelves. 93" H x 48" W x approx. 31" D. Circa 1820.

PROVENANCE: The Collection of Susan and David Eagleton, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Older refinish with expected wear, abrasions and minor losses throughtout. Examination of pediment from the top indicates smaller carved elements once existed on each side of the center pediment. Drawer pulls are replacements. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
454 Lot 454: Southern Federal Eagle Inlaid Blanket Chest Southern Federal Eagle Inlaid Blanket Chest Lot 454: Southern Federal Eagle Inlaid Blanket Chest

Southern Federal eagle inlaid cherry blanket chest, possibly Middle Tennessee or Kentucky, poplar secondary. Rectangular molded top with breadboard ends and original strap hinges above a case with exposed dovetail construction; one full dovetailed drawer with brass bail pulls above a molded base having tall dovetailed bracket feet. Front case lock and drawer both have eagle inlaid escutcheons. 34 3/4" H x 47 1/2" W x 20 3/4" D. Circa 1810.

PROVENANCE: The estate of Raymond White, purchased from D. Lehman and Sons, Midway, Ky.

CONDITION: Chest is refinished with shrinkage cracks and several restorations and patches including internal butterfly restoration visible from the case interior. Dovetailed feet and blocking have likely been removed, refinished, and re-surfaced or later replacements. Till with replaced top. Interior of chest and drawer with staining. Drawer sides appear to have been sanded. Repair to back at hinge. Bottom board of chest has been replaced. [See more photos →]

$800.00$900.00
455 Lot 455: Pair Southern Hepplewhite Arm Chairs Pair Southern Hepplewhite Arm Chairs Lot 455: Pair Southern Hepplewhite Arm Chairs

Pair of Southern vernacular Hepplewhite mahogany shield back armchairs, likely Virginia, yellow pine secondary. Consisting of open shield backs with foliate and reed carved splats, curved arms supports that project slightly over the ends, trapezoidal slip seats and tapering reeded front legs and curved rear legs. Front seat rail of each chair with Roman numerals, indicating that they were part of a larger set. 37 1/2" H x 20" W x 14 3/4" D. Circa 1800. Found in Virginia.

PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.

CONDITION: Chairs in overall good condition with expected abrasions and wear consistent with age. A few areas of old repair and replacement including seat blocks. Seats and cornerblocks are replacements. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
456 Lot 456: Southern Pie Safe, Flowering Urn Tins Southern Pie Safe, Flowering Urn Tins Lot 456: Southern Pie Safe, Flowering Urn Tins

Southern walnut pie safe, poplar and yellow pine secondary. Low sideboard form consisting of a rectangular plain slightly overhanging top above two doors, each having two seamed punched tins with elaborate flowering urn decoration and fan corners flanked by vines, the side with two joined punched tins with repeating elaborate flowering urn decoration, resting on turnip feet. 36 3/8" H x 56" W x 18 3/4" D. Possibly Southwest Virginia or East Tennessee, 3rd Quarter 19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Old dry surface with general expected wear, abrasions and minor losses. Interior has been painted, one door pull missing. Possible old loss of height to feet. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
457 Lot 457: Southern Cherry Inlaid Corner Cupboard Southern Cherry Inlaid Corner Cupboard Lot 457: Southern Cherry Inlaid Corner Cupboard

Southern cherry corner cupboard, yellow pine secondary, Carolinas or Georgia. One piece construction with canted sides; the upper section having a stepped coved cornice over dentil molding and two glazed doors with 16 panes and molded mullions, double medial molding with one central dovetailed drawer having unusual tapering sides flanked by crescent moon inlays, the lower section with two paneled doors and base molding transitioning to bracket feet. Top fitted with four shelves and lower section fitted with three shelves. 90 1/2" H x 53 3/4" W 33" D. 1st Qtr. Carolinas or Georgia, 19th century.

CONDITION: Older surface with one base return molding missing on right side. One pane of glass missing on left door, one pane of glass missing on right door, one pane with break, hinges are replacements. Overall general use wear, losses and abrasions. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
458 Lot 458: Georgia Yellow Pine Huntboard Georgia Yellow Pine Huntboard Lot 458: Georgia Yellow Pine Huntboard

Georgia huntboard, yellow pine throughout. Consisting of a two-board plain top over a dentil molded edge, two large dovetailed drawers with applied overhanging "lipped" drawer fronts having four wood pulls each, resting on tall, tapering Hepplewhite legs. Nailed and pegged construction throughout. 44 3/4" H x 52 1/4" W x 25 1/4" D. Carolinas or Georgia, Mid-19th century.

PROVENANCE: The estate of Mary Ann Brown Lynn, Columbia, TN.

CONDITION: Older refinish. Left applied lipped drawer front appears to be a later replacement. The top with wear and some scattered stains, right drawer with horizontal wood shrinkage, underside of case with wood shrinkage and some losses. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00$1,400.00
459 Lot 459: Diminutive Southern Cherry Blanket Chest Diminutive Southern Cherry Blanket Chest Lot 459: Diminutive Southern Cherry Blanket Chest

Diminutive Southern blanket chest, cherry primary, poplar secondary. Rectangular molded top above a plain case and ring turned legs with ball feet. 21 3/4" H x 35 1/2" W x 16" D. Probably East Tennessee, mid 19th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall expected use wear, some staining to top, horizontal wood shrinkage to case, lower edge molding missing on the front and left side of case. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
460 Lot 460: Southern Vernacular 1-Drawer Table, Tripod Base Southern Vernacular 1-Drawer Table, Tripod Base Lot 460: Southern Vernacular 1-Drawer Table, Tripod Base

Unusual Southern Cherry one-drawer table or candle stand, attributed to Middle Tennessee, poplar secondary. Overhanging top above one dovetailed drawer enclosed within a case dovetailed at the back and the lower front edge with a half round molding, above a cylindrical turned standard and tripodal base. 28 1/4" H x 18 1/2" W x 18" D. Mid 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The estate of Mary Ann Brown Lynn, Columbia, TN.

CONDITION: Old finish with expected wear and abrasions. Top with horizontal shrinkage, wood pulls are replacements. Lack of dovetails where the legs join the standard indicate they are both likely early replacements. [See more photos →]

$200.00$250.00
463 Lot 463: Federal Fan-Inlaid Slant Front Desk Federal Fan-Inlaid Slant Front Desk Lot 463: Federal Fan-Inlaid Slant Front Desk

American Federal inlaid slant front desk, cherry with white pine and poplar secondary. Plain dovetailed top with fall front having breadboard ends and fan inlay at each corner; front opens to a fitted interior having two rows of drawers in a three-over-five configuration, above five pigeonholes with serpentine valances. Four graduated dovetailed drawers, each with fan inlay to corners, brass bail pulls and escutcheons, atop a base with tall ogee bracket feet with spur returns. Chalk signature of previous owner inside case. 42" H x 39" W x 18 3/4" D. Mid-Atlantic, Late 18th century.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Older refinish. Top back edge with an old replaced strip, approximately 1 " W. 1st, 3rd and 4th base drawers missing locks. Wear and losses along top edge of the fall front. Chest drawer sides have been built up from wear. Right rear foot with replaced glue blocks. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
464 Lot 464: American Queen Anne Dish Top Tea Table, attr. Pennsylvania American Queen Anne Dish Top Tea Table, attr. Pennsylvania Lot 464: American Queen Anne Dish Top Tea Table, attr. Pennsylvania

American Queen Anne tilt-top tea table with birdcage, walnut or mahogany, attributed to Pennsylvania, possibly Philadelphia, round top with molded "dish" edge atop a bird cage support, pedestal with ring turnings set atop three mortised legs, each ending in snake and pad feet. 29" H x 30" dia. American, circa 1760.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Refinished surface, top with light use wear, full shrinkage crack and large area of staining. Some minor scattered losses to dished edge. Scratching to standard and small nick to ring turning on pedestal. One foot with minor losses around the edges of the pad. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
465 Lot 465: Oval Top Candlestand attr. Massachusetts, slipper feet Oval Top Candlestand attr. Massachusetts, slipper feet Lot 465: Oval Top Candlestand attr. Massachusetts, slipper feet

Federal Mahogany tilt-top candle stand attributed to Massachusetts, with a plain oval top over a turned vasiform standard and tripod base, with cabriole legs ending in pointed slipper feet. 28 1/2″ H x 19 3/4″ W x 13 3/4″ D. Circa 1800. Note: for a similar example bearing the label of Joseph Short of Newburyport, Mass., see Charles F. Montgomery, “American Furniture: the Federal Period,” p. 384.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with old refinish; staining and a small patch to the top. Some scratching to standard and wear to feet. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
466 Lot 466: American Classical Giltwood Pier Mirror, ex- New Hampshire Gov. Robert Bass American Classical Giltwood Pier Mirror, ex- New Hampshire Gov. Robert Bass Lot 466: American Classical Giltwood Pier Mirror, ex- New Hampshire Gov. Robert Bass

American Classical pier mirror or looking glass with giltwood carved frame, pediment having acorn finial, carved foliate and rosette decoration over a two-part mirror plate, flanked by double rope twist molding. 43 1/4" H x 24 3/8" W.

PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some silvering to mirrors, mostly to upper section. Minor losses and wear to gilt along the lower edge. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
467 Lot 467: American Federal Oval Mahogany Candlestand, Spider Legs American Federal Oval Mahogany Candlestand, Spider Legs Lot 467: American Federal Oval Mahogany Candlestand, Spider Legs

American, poss. E. Massachusetts or New York, Federal mahogany tilt-top candlestand consisting of an oval top with molded edges above a turned pedestal with vase turned center terminating into three spider form legs. 28 1/2" H x 23" D x 17" D. Circa 1810.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Older refinish with some minor staining the top, one leg with old repair to the upper section. Sewing bird scars to underside. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
468 Lot 468: C. Ward British Tall Clock with Chinoiserie Case C. Ward British Tall Clock with Chinoiserie Case Lot 468: C. Ward British Tall Clock with Chinoiserie Case

Chinoiserie tall case clock with gilt lacquered decoration on a red painted ground, oak and pine secondary woods. Arched crest with round columns flanking an engraved brass dial with silvered medallion engraved C. Ward Diss. and a silvered chapter ring and seconds dial ring, with applied pierced foliate spandrel decorations. Waist door with iron strap hinges to door (visible only from interior). Lower section with serpentine carving at base. Brass 8 day time and strike movement. Iron backplate is stamped WRIGHT. 86" H x 17 3/8" W x 9" D. British, 19th century.

CONDITION: The clock case originally had a molded section surmounting the crest which has been lost. Otherwise overall good condition with several areas of age related shrinkage, most notably in horizontal cracks to base section. A few losses up to 1" to decoration on base section. Cracking to upper area of back board. Repair to upper right corner of pediment. Part of one strap hinge is missing. Movement has not been checked and is not guaranteed to be in working condition. Lacking weights. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
469 Lot 469: Rare Pair of British Concertina Action Chairs, possibly Naval Campaign Rare Pair of British Concertina Action Chairs, possibly Naval Campaign Lot 469: Rare Pair of British Concertina Action Chairs, possibly Naval Campaign

Pair of rare, George III or Chippendale style mahogany knock-down collapsible or folding chairs, likely designed for use on a ship or military campaign. Each with a carved yoke-shaped top rail having a central carved shell flanked by leaves, ears molded in an upturned scroll pattern; pierced vasiform splat with central inverted thistle or tassel, above hinged leather covered seats and straight Marlborough legs joined by hinged stretchers. The legs and seats fold in a concertina manner for ease of storage. 36 1/2" H x 20 3/4" W x 17 3/4" D. British, 19th century. Note: Folding or "Knock down" furniture was made for high ranking military and naval officers. Their folding design made it possible to "clear the decks" quickly when needed and facilitated transport during campaigns requiring travel on land. Due to the nature of their use, formal chairs such as these have survived in low numbers. For further information, ref. Christopher Clarke, "At Ease Gentlemen: A catalogue of 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Campaign Furniture and Travel Equipment," 2002 and Treve Rosoman, "Some Aspects of 18th Century Naval Furniture," The Journal of the Furniture History Society, Vo. XXXIII, 1997.

CONDITION: Both overall good condition with wear and abrasions commensurate with age and use. Seats with wear to leather and the centers slightly depressed. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
470 Lot 470: English Neoclassical Adam style Painted Satinwood Display Cabinet English Neoclassical Adam style Painted Satinwood Display Cabinet Lot 470: English Neoclassical Adam style Painted Satinwood Display Cabinet

Sheraton painted Satinwood two piece bookcase or display cabinet, highly decorated in the style of the 18th century artist, Angelica Kauffman. Top section consists of a parcel-gilt cornice over a single glazed door opening to a green painted interior and velvet lined shelves. Base consists of a flat top with pegs to secure the top section, above one single hidden drawer and delicately reeded and carved tapered gilt legs joined by curved stretchers. 74 1/4" H x 27" W x 16 1/4" D. English, late 19th/early 20th century. Note: Madame Kauffman married the Venetian painter, Antonio Zucchi, who did extensive work for the Adams brothers. Her painting style was used on their furniture and later on pieces by Thomas Sheraton.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with the original finish, expected age wear and minor surface abrasions and small losses. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
471 Lot 471: English Regency Calamander Cross Banded Drop Leaf Pembroke Table English Regency Calamander Cross Banded Drop Leaf Pembroke Table Lot 471: English Regency Calamander Cross Banded Drop Leaf Pembroke Table

English Regency calamander crossbanded Pembroke table, D-form drop leaves having satinwood and mahogany triple cross banding over a single drawer and a faux drawer front with line inlay, keyhole, and two knob pulls with mother-of-pearl inlay, on turned legs ending in casters. 28" H x 21" W (closed) x 36" D; 41" W (open). Second quarter of 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Minor age warping to top and leaves. Minute scattered age splits to veneer. Scattered minor areas of repair to veneer, primarily to edge, largest measuring 5/8" x 2 3/4". Two areas of loss near hinges, largest measuring 3/8" x 1 5/8". Possible old repair to one corner of top, area measuring 6 1/4" x 1 3/8". [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
472 Lot 472: Pair of Continental Renaissance Revival Burlwood Pedestals Pair of Continental Renaissance Revival Burlwood Pedestals Lot 472: Pair of Continental Renaissance Revival Burlwood Pedestals

Pair (2) of Continental Renaissance Revival burlwood veneer pedestals, square form with projecting front corners, carved frieze above front panels with surround molding flanked by fully turned columns on a molded base with shaped skirt and projecting front legs, paneled sides and unfinished backs. 34" H x 18" W x 16" D. Late 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both tops with sun fading and wear, one with one molding element missing on the front center panel, some vertical wood shrinkage noted. Tideline to back of one pedestal. [See more photos →]

$500.00$700.00
474 Lot 474: Inlaid Oak Hanging Livery or Mural Cupboard Inlaid Oak Hanging Livery or Mural Cupboard Lot 474: Inlaid Oak Hanging Livery or Mural Cupboard

Continental or English inlaid oak mural cupboard, also called a livery or glass cupboard, consisting of a flat molded rectangular top above a foliate carved frieze and two arched openings with carved surrounds, over two spindled sections, the upper section with center door and the base section with left and right doors, all above carved base molding. The whole flanked by foliate inlaid stiles and carved foliate sides. 36 1/8" H x 44" W x6 1/2" D.

PROVENANCE: Private Illinois Collection.

CONDITION: Cupboard appears to have a mix of 17th or 18th century and later elements, including early 19th backboards and later carved ornamentation. Early inlay and other original moldings exhibit some shrinkage, repairs and minor losses. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,200.00
476 Lot 476: Continental Burlwood Bombe Chest of Drawers Continental Burlwood Bombe Chest of Drawers Lot 476: Continental Burlwood Bombe Chest of Drawers

Dutch Baroque style bombe commode or chest of drawers, walnut and burlwood veneers, oak secondary. Serpentine molded top with book-matched burl veneer over a case with bombe curved sides and four dovetailed drawers fitted with figure and swag hardware, resting on shaped bracket feet. 33" H x 37" W x 21 1/2" D. Late 19th/early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with some scattered abrasions and shrinkage to veneers, shrinkage cracking to sides, and some veneer losses to feet; some losses to molding near base. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
477 Lot 477: Baroque Style Marble Topped Giltwood Figural Console Table Baroque Style Marble Topped Giltwood Figural Console Table Lot 477: Baroque Style Marble Topped Giltwood Figural Console Table

Continental Baroque or Louis XIV style carved giltwood console table. Serpentine variegated rouge marble top above a conforming diaper-patterned gilt frieze centered by a grinning satyr mask, surrounded by shells and foliate C scrolls, the whole supported on C-scroll legs in the form of turban-adorned carytids joined by four stretchers and a foliate shell center piece, and ending in gadrooned squared feet. 36" H x 45" W x 21" D. 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Some flaking to finish, legs have scattered minor previous repairs. Restoration to gilding. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
478 Lot 478: Pair Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs Pair Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs Lot 478: Pair Louis XVI Style Giltwood Armchairs

Pair of two (2) French gilt carved Louis XVI style fauteuils or armchairs, squared backs having shaped and carved wreath, ribbon, and floral crests; fluted finials; acanthus, guilloche, and beaded carved arms and supports; fluted tapering legs; and silk taupe colored floral patterned upholstery. 42 1/4" H x 23" W x 21" D. Late 19th/early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both overall good condition with scattered light wear and slight losses to gilt decoration. Later upholstery. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
479 Lot 479: French Marquetry & Bronze Mounted Cabinet with Rouge Marble Top French Marquetry & Bronze Mounted Cabinet with Rouge Marble Top Lot 479: French Marquetry & Bronze Mounted Cabinet with Rouge Marble Top

French ormolu mounted marquetry cabinet, after the workshops of Paul Sormani. The demilune form cabinet features a thick rouge marble top over a single hidden frieze drawer; the entire frieze is decorated with openwork bronze garland mounts interspersed with Neoclassical style bronze brackets. The case is divided into three sections with a single door flanked by two cabinet doors, all with contrasting bands of inlay and a diaper parquetry design with repeating floral sprigs. The interior is fitted with shelves. Supported on short legs with bronze acanthus sabots. 45.5" H x 50" W x 22" D. Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light general wear. [See more photos →]

$800.00$1,000.00
480 Lot 480: Pair French Louis XVI Style Giltwood Tub Style Armchairs Pair French Louis XVI Style Giltwood Tub Style Armchairs Lot 480: Pair French Louis XVI Style Giltwood Tub Style Armchairs

Pair of two (2) carved giltwood French Louis XVI style tub chairs with ribbon-carved frames crested with flowers, acanthus carved curved arms, a tripartite upholstered back, upholstered seats with rails and skirt, and fluted legs. Both covered in white and pink brocade foliate fabric. 30 5/8″ H x 31 1/2″ W x 23 1/2″ D. Late 19th/Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both chairs in overall good condition with some wear to gilding on legs, later upholstery. Springs hanging low on one chair. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
481 Lot 481: Baroque style Lacca Povera Paint Decorated Secretary Bookcase Baroque style Lacca Povera Paint Decorated Secretary Bookcase Lot 481: Baroque style Lacca Povera Paint Decorated Secretary Bookcase

Paint-decorated Italian Baroque style Lacca Povera or Lacca Contraffta secretary bookcase with Chinoiserie inspired pale blue and dark teal decoration of courting couples in Rocaille vignette frames, on an aged yellow background. The diminutive pine case with two part construction including bookcase top with broken arch pediment above two arched doors fitted with brass grillwork panels, enclosing teal blue painted frame; and a bombe form desk base with fall front slanted lid, which opens to a fitted interior, over three long drawers. 82" H x 32 1/2" W x 18 1/2" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: The piece is in good condition with craquelure and fractures to the painted finish, scattered areas of wear, shrinkage and surface losses, particularly to sides. Water staining to back boards. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
521 Lot 521: Philip and Kelvin Laverne Oval Chan Cocktail Table Philip and Kelvin Laverne Oval Chan Cocktail Table Lot 521: Philip and Kelvin Laverne Oval Chan Cocktail Table

Philip (1908-1988) and Kelvin (active 1960/1970) Laverne Studios "Chan" cocktail table, oval or surfboard form in pewter, bronze and enamel, with acid-etched and carved Chinoiserie decoration depicting Asian warriors and other figures to the top. Supported on four legs. Signed lower edge of top. 17 1/4" H x 66" W x 18" D. Circa 1960s.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a couple of minor nicks to the top, very light use wear. [See more photos →]

$3,400.00$3,800.00
522 Lot 522: Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Chan Coffee Table, Round Form Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Chan Coffee Table, Round Form Lot 522: Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Chan Coffee Table, Round Form

Philip (1907-1987) and Kelvin LaVerne (b. 1937) Studios "Chan" coffee table, pewter, bronze and enamel, the circular top with acid-etched and carved Chinoiserie decoration of figures in a landscape with central gate and Asian style buildings. Supported on faux bamboo bronze legs. Raised signature to lower middle edge, below figures.17" H x 47 5/8" dia. Circa 1960's.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with scattered wear and oxidation to legs. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,200.00
523 Lot 523: Frank Gehry for Knoll, Power Play Chair Frank Gehry for Knoll, Power Play Chair Lot 523: Frank Gehry for Knoll, Power Play Chair

Frank Gehry (Canada, b. 1929) for Knoll "Power Play" armchair, c. 1990s, steam bent woven maple slats forming the curved back, seat and sides. Branded with Knoll logo and Gehry signature to underside and marked 1/99. Measures overall 32"H x 32"W x 29"D. Note: this chair was originally from the BASF United States headquarters in Mt. Olive, New Jersey (built in 1994). The chair was purchased by the consignor for his personal collection in 2004 when BASF relocated its operations to Florsham Park, NJ. (Consignor worked for BASF from 1996-2014). Literature: Hanks, David. New Bentwood Furniture Designs (1992), pub. Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, pg. 60. Designed 1990.

PROVENANCE: Private Middle Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition. The original assembly glue has dissolved on some slats; some slats need regluing before use. Scattered minor usage scuffs. Some spatters of silver paint to underside of seat. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
524 Lot 524: 6 Eero Saarinen for Knoll Swivel Tulip Arm Chairs, Model 150 6 Eero Saarinen for Knoll Swivel Tulip Arm Chairs, Model 150 Lot 524: 6 Eero Saarinen for Knoll Swivel Tulip Arm Chairs, Model 150

Set of six (6) Mid-Century Knoll "Tulip" (Model No. 150) swivel armchairs designed by Eero Saarinen. Consisting of a molded fiberglass chair frame on a coated aluminum base, covered in the original woven upholstery, the bases marked BR50. The chair seats (underneath the cushion) retain the Knoll International 745 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 1002232 label. 31 3/4" H x 25" W x 21" D. Circa 1970's.

CONDITION: All retain the original upholstery and exhibit signs of use wear and some scattered staining. Bases with light scuffing and minor scattered scratching. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
525 Lot 525: Pr. Charles Pollack for Knoll Executive Chairs Pr. Charles Pollack for Knoll Executive Chairs Lot 525: Pr. Charles Pollack for Knoll Executive Chairs

Pair (2) of Charles Pollack (1902-1988) Knoll Edition executive armchairs. Consisting of fiberglass-reinforced polyester shells with chrome-finished frames, black armrests, star bases and ball castors. Both fitted with tufted woven beige upholstery. Bases retain the original white Knoll International, Inc. labels that are dated September 1979. 33 3/4" H x 26" W x 18" D.

CONDITION: Both in overall good condition with use wear including some scattered staining and surface scratching to arms and bases. One chairback with missing button. One chair does not fully adjust to the lowest setting. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
526 Lot 526: Warren Platner for Knoll Table Warren Platner for Knoll Table Lot 526: Warren Platner for Knoll Table

Knoll Platner Collection steel and glass coffee table, designed mid century (circa 1966) by Warren Platner, manufactured 1980s. Comprised of a steel wire molded basket base and 28" diameter round glass top with polished edge. 14 1/2" H x 29 3/4" dia.(to edge of base).

CONDITION: Some light scattered oxidation noted to steel base. Glass top is a replacement, scattered minor wear and light scratching. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
527 Lot 527: Maria Drop-Leaf Beech Dining Table by Bruno Mathsson, Labeled Maria Drop-Leaf Beech Dining Table by Bruno Mathsson, Labeled Lot 527: Maria Drop-Leaf Beech Dining Table by Bruno Mathsson, Labeled

Swedish mid-century "Maria" beech folding and expanding gate leg drop-leaf dining table, designed by Bruno Mathsson (1907-1988) for Karl Mathsson. Center top insert with two Bruno Mathsson labels to the underside together with two brand marks reading "Designed by Bruno Mathsson" and "Made in Sweden". The table folds down to 9 3/4" W when not in use and can be expanded to 32" L, 58" L or 110" L, to seat anywhere from 2 to 10. 28 3/4" H x 36" D. Circa 1957.

CONDITION: Original surface, the two innermost leaves overall very good condition with slight wear. Two outer leaves with some minor lifting to veneer in areas, use wear and old wax application. [See more photos →]

$900.00$1,000.00
528 Lot 528: Pr. Mid-Century Leather Armchairs, Robert Haussmann for Stendig Pr. Mid-Century Leather Armchairs, Robert Haussmann for Stendig Lot 528: Pr. Mid-Century Leather Armchairs, Robert Haussmann for Stendig

Designer Robert Haussman (Swiss, 1931-2021) for Stendig, pair of two (2) Mid-Century 1148 Xanadu brown leather armchairs, both resting on chrome cantilever bases with the original oval Stendig label to the undersides. 31" H x 28" W x 23" D. Circa 1960.

PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.

CONDITION: Both in overall good condition. Original leather upholstery exhibits expected signs of general use wear, bases with light wear and scratching. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
529 Lot 529: Pair Continental Art Deco Brown Leather Club Chairs Pair Continental Art Deco Brown Leather Club Chairs Lot 529: Pair Continental Art Deco Brown Leather Club Chairs

Pair (2) of Continental Art Deco brown leather armchairs or club chairs, square tufted backs and sides with carved wood armrests and stiles, resting on tapered wood feet. Sides of backs and seats with additional brass tack trim and the seat cushions are upholstered in brown fabric. 29 1/2" H x 25 1/4: W x 26 1/4" D. 1st quarter of 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Expected wear and use commensurate with age. Minor losses with scratches to the leather. Stabilized tear to leather on one chair back. Seat cushions are replacements. Some seat supports to underside of chairs loose and need to be retacked. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,200.00
530 Lot 530: Pair Mid Century Leather Safari Chairs Pair Mid Century Leather Safari Chairs Lot 530: Pair Mid Century Leather Safari Chairs

Pair of Safari or British Colonial Campaign Style leather armchairs, with tilting brown leather backs, brown and black leather seats secured by knots and black leather arms, all mounted upon turned wood frames. Unsigned. 29 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W x 23 1/2" D. Mid 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The collection of the late Fount and Ida Smothers, Thompson's Station, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both chairs overall good condition with expected areas of use wear, primarily to ends of armrests and seats. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
531 Lot 531: Set of 4 labeled L .& J.G. Stickley Oak Side Chairs Set of 4 labeled L .& J.G. Stickley Oak Side Chairs Lot 531: Set of 4 labeled L .& J.G. Stickley Oak Side Chairs

Set of four L. & J. G. Stickley Arts & Crafts Mission oak side or dining chairs, 3-rung ladderback form with padded seats and double side rails. All retain the original label, "The Work of L. & J. G. Stickley". 35 1/4" H x 16 1/2" W x 15 3/4" D. 1st quarter of 20th century.

CONDITION: All chairs with expected general use wear and abrasions. One chair with vertical wood crack to top rung, does not extend throughout the rung. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
532 Lot 532: Stickley Harvey Ellis Millennium Edition Blanket Chest Stickley Harvey Ellis Millennium Edition Blanket Chest Lot 532: Stickley Harvey Ellis Millennium Edition Blanket Chest

Stickley Harvey Ellis Millennium Edition blanket chest, made in 2001 to celebrate the company's 100th anniversary. Consisting of quarter sawn white oak primary with cherry, maple and ebony inlays. Rectangular inlaid top over a paneled front with dovetail key inlays, a cedar-lined interior base, paneled sides and a shaped skirt with straight feet. Branded signature and Stickely oval label to interior side. 25 1/4" H x 42" W x 21" D.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition, with very slight wear and one small area of scuffing to the lid. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
729 Lot 729: Merrick's Advertising Spool Cabinet Merrick's Advertising Spool Cabinet Lot 729: Merrick's Advertising Spool Cabinet

Oak Merrick's Advertising round cylinder country store revolving spool cabinet, with two stenciled glass doors reading "Merrick's Six-Cord Soft Finish Spool Cotton" and a door on the base to retrieve the spool with pencil inscription reading "5c 50 yrds.". Top with patent plate reading "Patented July 20, 1897". 20 1/4" H x 18" W. Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some minor wear and abrasions to the top, a couple areas of paint flaking to one door. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
890 Lot 890: Rustic Antler Chair Rustic Antler Chair Lot 890: Rustic Antler Chair

Rustic Adirondack style armchair constructed from moose antler back splats, elk and deer antler arms and front legs, with hand-fashioned wooden seat and legs, and a fur upholstered seat cushion. 44 1/2" H x 36" W x 23 1/4" D. 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.

CONDITION: Scattered age cracks and discoloration to antlers. Minute scattered losses to tips. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
892 Lot 892: 2 English Items: Fagioli & Son Barometer plus Walking Stick 2 English Items: Fagioli & Son Barometer plus Walking Stick Lot 892: 2 English Items: Fagioli & Son Barometer plus Walking Stick

1st item: Dominic Fagioli & Son, London wheel or banjo barometer, mahogany case with architectural swan's neck pediment over a hydrometer, thermometer, convex mirror, drum dial with meteorological headings "Very Dry," "Set Fair," "Fair," "Change," "Rain," "Much Rain," "Stormy," and a level. 42 1/2" H x 12" W x 2 1/2" D. Early 19th century. 2nd item: English hardwood walking stick or cane carved to mimic bamboo with engraved sterling mounts to the handle tip, upper shaft and base. Sterling handle wrap marked for Birmingham, England with a date letter for 1803. 36" L.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. Minor cracking along right edge of drum dial. Possible wood shrinkage repairs made to case below serpentine top. Barometer does not appear to be functioning at the time of inspection. 2nd item: Some use wear to silver overlays and to wood, separation to tip mount, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
896 Lot 896: English Miniature Chest, Mahogany & Satinwood, Circa 1800. English Miniature Chest, Mahogany & Satinwood, Circa 1800. Lot 896: English Miniature Chest, Mahogany & Satinwood, Circa 1800.

Miniature or salesman sample inlaid mahogany chest of drawers, oak secondary. Slightly overhanging rectangular top above four dovetailed drawers having inlaid satinwood crossbanded edges with round brass pulls, on a base with ogee bracket feet. Inscribed to underside “Circa 1800/ John McWhorter Esq./ Bought in London 1993”. Past exhibition label inside drawer. English, early 19th century. 8 1/2″ H x 4 1/2″ W x 4 3/4″ D.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall very good condition with minor wear, shrinkage to back. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
897 Lot 897: George III Satinwood Pembroke Table George III Satinwood Pembroke Table Lot 897: George III Satinwood Pembroke Table

English George III satinwood veneered and inlaid Pembroke table, oak secondary, with one dovetailed drawer and one faux drawer, two D form drop leaves, and square tapered legs ending in brass casters. Central oval inlay to top, crossbanded edges, and line inlay throughout. Drawer with brass escutcheon and brass pulls. 29 1/2″ H x 21 1/4″ W (closed) x 35 3/4″ D; 42 1/4″ W (open). Early 19th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Scattered minor splits and lifting to veneer commensurate with age; minor scattered repairs to veneer and inlay, primarily to edges. Minor scattered areas of discoloration and wear to lacquer to top. [See more photos →]

$450.00$550.00
898 Lot 898: Regency Period Mahogany Canterbury Regency Period Mahogany Canterbury Lot 898: Regency Period Mahogany Canterbury

English Regency period canterbury, or magazine / music rack, mahogany with oak secondary. Squared stile supports, openwork slats with concave tops, above a dovetailed drawer with cockbeaded edges and round brass pulls, all on tapering ring-turned Sheraton feet fitted with brass castors. 23 1/2" H x 18" W x 15" D. Circa 1810. Note: Originally purchased at Casey & Casey Inc., New Orleans, La.; retains the original sales tag and clipping of its feature in a furniture catalog.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Some repairs to joints along the upper supports and slats. Drawer slightly sticks. Over general expected wear. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
899 Lot 899: English Mahogany Library Ladder English Mahogany Library Ladder Lot 899: English Mahogany Library Ladder

English mahogany spiral library stairs with bamboo-style turned posts, four tooled leather steps, turned brass finial and brass feet. 64 1/2″ H x 20 1/2″ W x 22 1/2″ D. English, 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with moderate wear to steps and feet. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
900 Lot 900: Hepplewhite Style Painted Demilune Cabinet Hepplewhite Style Painted Demilune Cabinet Lot 900: Hepplewhite Style Painted Demilune Cabinet

Green paint decorated Neoclassical demilune cabinet, decorated in the Robert Adam style. The distressed painted semicircular top sits above a case with center fixed section painted with Greek statuary and garlands, flanked by curved doors painted with vignettes of courting scenes and fleur de lis flourishes, which open to two fabric-lined shelves, supported on square tapering legs with Marlborough feet. 38" H x 44 1/2" W x 22 1/2" D. Late 19th to early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with original aged finish. One rear foot with repaired break. Wear across top surface. Some loss to trim molding. Partial separation of lower trim to left door. Vertical age split along left door with corresponding inpainting. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
901 Lot 901: Pr. William & Mary Style Dressing or End Tables Pr. William & Mary Style Dressing or End Tables Lot 901: Pr. William & Mary Style Dressing or End Tables

Pair (2) of William & Mary style burled veneer dressing or side tables, oak secondary. Both consisting of a rectangular molded top with banded burlwood veneer over one long dovetailed drawer with teardrop pulls, above two arched kneeholes flanking a central turned drop, and resting on four turned legs joined by shaped x-stretchers. 28 3/4" H x 26 3/4" W x 17 1/4" D. 20th century.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Peggy Lambert, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: Both tables in overall very good condition. Refinished surfaces with some scattered minor wood shrinkage and wear. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
902 Lot 902: Louis XVI Style  Armchair & C. Diehl Paris Dressing Table Louis XVI Style Armchair & C. Diehl Paris Dressing Table Lot 902: Louis XVI Style  Armchair & C. Diehl Paris Dressing Table

1st item: Louis XVI style fruitwood Fauteuil or armchair with ribbon-carved frame, the crest with a central floral basket and flowers, heavily carved armrests and supports, partially upholstered curved arms, upholstered seat with carved rails and skirt, and spiral fluted legs topped with rosettes. 38" H x 24 1/2" W x 21" D. 2nd item: Napoleon III bronze mounted mahogany dressing or vanity table by Charles G. Diehl, Paris consisting of a bronze-shaped mahogany flame lift top that opens to reveal a bronze-mounted mirror and fitted interior, one fitted slide drawer and shaped skirt all with foliate inlay, above curved legs mounted with figural bronze cherubs and sabor feet. Signed on lock. 29" H x 23" W x 17 1/4" D. Circa 1870-1880.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Peggy Lambert, Maryville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: 1st item: Chair in overall good condition with light scattered wear to frame. Upholstery with some scattered water stains (mostly to the back) and other staining, primarily to the seat. 2nd item: Extensive restoration. In overall very good condition with expected light use wear. Some evidence of sun fading to sides, drawer with some lifting to mahogany veneers. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
903 Lot 903: Pr. Faux Marbleized Painted Columns Pr. Faux Marbleized Painted Columns Lot 903: Pr. Faux Marbleized Painted Columns

Pair of two (2) carved decorative wood columns with Corinthian style tops and faux marbleized paint decoration to the centers. 60 1/4" H x 9 1/4" square (at bases). 20th century.

CONDITION: Both overall very good condition with light wear, paint loss and abrasions. Tops are unfinished. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
904 Lot 904: Neoclassical Style Gilt Pedestal Neoclassical Style Gilt Pedestal Lot 904: Neoclassical Style Gilt Pedestal

Louis XVI or Neoclassical style gilt metal, possibly bronze, pedestal or stand with circular top having a ribbon and laurel leaf banded edge over a tapering fluted standard and a round base with carved shell and acanthus decoration. 44 1/2" H x 11 1/4" W. European, Late 19th/Early 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.

CONDITION: Overall good condition with some spots of oxidation throughout. Top exhibits light wear and discoloration from use. Magnet does not stick to metal. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
905 Lot 905: Near Pair of Louis XVI Style Marquetry Demilune Commodes Near Pair of Louis XVI Style Marquetry Demilune Commodes Lot 905: Near Pair of Louis XVI Style Marquetry Demilune Commodes

Near pair of two (2) French Louis XVI style diminutive marquetry commodes, each with variegated demilune shaped marble top over a conforming case with three dovetailed drawers flanked by cabinet drawers opening to shelves, with foliate and ribbon swag inlay and gilt mountings throughout, on tapered legs with plain sabots. 33" H x 26" W x 13 1/2" D. Circa 1900.

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Pia Stratton, Nashville, Tennessee.

CONDITION: One commode with a replaced marble top of similar period but smaller size than the original. Minor scattered age splits and losses to veneer, largest measuring 5/8" x 5/8". Minor small scattered repairs to veneer. One commode with later added green felt liner to shelves and loss to locking mechanism of right door. Other commode with marble top slightly smaller than commode and missing two sabots to rear feet. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
1093 Lot 1093: English Mahogany Dressing Mirror & Italian Porcelain Urn Form Lamp English Mahogany Dressing Mirror & Italian Porcelain Urn Form Lamp Lot 1093: English Mahogany Dressing Mirror & Italian Porcelain Urn Form Lamp

1st item: English mahogany dressing mirror consisting of an oval inlaid glass joined to scrolled supports, above a shaped base with three burl veneered drawers having bone pulls and resting on square feet. 16 5/8" H x 17" W x 7 3/4" D. circa 1800. 2nd item: Italian Grecian urn form porcelain lamp having red glaze with hand-painted foliate and cartouche decoration and yellow line decoration. Marked "Made in Italy" to underside. 20 1/4" H x 5 1/2" Dia. Mid 20th Century.

PROVENANCE: The Tina McWhorter Trust; from the collection of John and Tina McWhorter, Memphis, Tennessee.

CONDITION: 1st item: Some separation to mirror surrounds at mounting screws, mirror with losses around the perimeter, base with minor expected use wear. 2nd item: Scattered grime, possible paint restoration to base and top. Functional at time of inspection. [See more photos →]

$200.00$300.00