Vintage Lillian August French Provincial style cupboard. Grand proportions for a large space. Made in 2 parts. Handcrafted from solid cherry wood with wrought iron hardware, wooden pinned joinery, traditional carving and raised panels. There is generous storage for candles, silver, linens, stemware, and crockery. The shelves are adjustable. The finish is a beautiful rich honey color. Excellent condition. Original key available. Measures 94 inches high, 90 inches wide, and 21 inches deep.
RAre Muhammad Ali Champions Forever Signed Boxing Glove, 1989, featuring the signatures of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, and Ken Norton. Mounted in a custom glass case (case height 13 inches). Provenance: The glove was autographed by the five champions at an event for those who worked on the production of the movie Champions Forever, after which it was presented to a family member of the consignor. The invitation to the event and a plaque presented to the family member (Mitchell Calder Production Consultant March 1, 1989) are included.
Italian walnut sideboard, or serving cabinet, in the Renaissance style. Tuscany, 17th to 18th century. Solid walnut with flat-carved Ionic columns. Three secret drawers. Thick, heavy stock with large hand-cut dovetails. Original hardware and key. Excellent original condition. Measures 61" wide x 21" deep x 41.5" high. Reference: The Encyclopedia of Furniture by Joseph Aronson, Crown, 1938; The Antiques Directory/Furniture by Judith & Martin Miller, Portland House, 1988; World Furniture by Helen Hayward et al, McGraw-Hill, 1965.
Louis XV period French country manor biblioteque, or book cupboard, circa 1760. Made of oak in 2 parts. Measures 49 inches wide, 21 inches deep at the base, 13.5 inches deep at the top, and 7' 11 inches tall. Some hints of original blue-green paint. Working locks and keys. Very good estate condition. Although its original purpose was to hold books, it would also be lovely displaying crockery in the dining room or kitchen.
Leather backed set of Historie de France comprising 13 volumes. Published in Paris in 1834 by IMPRIMERIE DE CASIMIR, Rue de la Vieille-Monnais, no 12. Edited by L. Mame. Very good condition. No broken bindings or torn pages. Each volume measures 8.5 x 5 inches x 1 inch. From the collection of a retired Yale University librarian and scholar.