Set of seven early American tablet top dining chairs, Baltimore, circa 1810. Original faux tiger maple grain painted surface and faux gilt decorative design. Each chair measures 17.75" high to the seat, 33" high to the back, 19.5" wide across the back, 15.5" wide at the front, and 14.5" deep. A true matched set, excellent original condition, strong and comfortable.
An unusual 19th century Continental hand painted tole tray with brass handles, depicting an Italian pastoral landscape on a cream color background with floral sprays and neoclassic scenery, newly custom mounted as a tray table with faux bamboo legs and cross stretchers. Tray circa 1880. Dimensions: 32" W x 21.5" D x 22" H.
Antique wooden bucket in original blue paint, circa 1900. Stencil stamped Q V Tracy & Co. Syracuse NY Bouquet Java. Integral hinged lid and bale handles. Measures 20.75 inches across the top and 13.75 inches high. The delicious cornflower blue painted surface is nearly all there with some nice wear to the front lid from use. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
American 19th century painted tin (tole) kettle from Pennsylvania. Charming and classic PA German birds and tulips decoration. Measures 10 inches high and 9 inches across the base.
An American primitive still life painting of fruit. Oil on canvas, after John McCloskey, circa 1890. Wrapped oranges in and around an Appalachian willow basket nestled among orange branches. The painting is mounted in a classic birds-eye maple frame with a gold leaf fillet. Note: the painting has been professionally restored, including repair of a small 3-corner rip at the upper mid section, verso. Unsigned, though several names are penciled on the frame: Caroline A. Bible & J. Girisling (sec). Dimensions (overall): 19" H x 25.25" W.