Schuylkill County Pennsylvania
Ashland Pennsylvania Folk cupboard in old
mustard yellow original painted surface. Signed
"Stang, Ashland PA." A beautifully unbalanced
and naive design bearing the signature of it's
maker. Most probably made as a wedding gift
for the makers daughter. Inscribed in interior
door cabinet "...forget me not." As folk art this is
a fine example of artistic expression in its purest
|American Antiques & Folk Art
Painted Quaker Meeting House Bench,
Ca. 1770 -1795
Painted New England Bench. Original paint and excellent
condition.This early bench retains its original nicely worn
surface paint and warm honey patina. Quaker meeting
houses were used as place of silent worship. The rather
simple (or plain) style of life is reflected here in this bench. It
is reflective of how the Quakers dressed, the way they
spoke, and the homes where they lived.
Length 12'- 3", the seat height is 15 1/2" and the depth is
13 1/2" and the overall height from top to bottom is 34 1/4"
Cherry Federal Chest of Drawers
A Federal Period Cherrywood Chest of Drawers with tall french feet, finely
scalloped apron, delicate holly wood string inlays, and original cornicopia
brasses. The piece is completed by the tall french feet giving vertical lift and
finely detailed cornicopia brasess.
Slant Front Desk
Circa 1730 Rhode Island
A fine Rhode Island Queen Anne curly maple
slant-front desk of rare small size. The hinged
front opening to reveal a writing surface and
fitted interior with valanced pigeon holes, 4
small drawers and a hidden valanced
drawer, above four graduated drawers on
bracket feet with finely etched batwing
Width: 34" wide
Depth: 18" deep
(writing height 31 1/2")
An 18th c. New England child’s blanket
chest in original red wash painted wide
board pine with bootjack feet and
molded apron. original hinges and top.
Width (length): 28 3/4"
A fine and rare Windsor
rodback bench with bamboo
form turnings and early
reeded seat. Also shown
with a homespun custom
fitted seat cushion.
Seat Height: 17 1/2"
New England Settle
A fine New England settle made of single wide board
Chestnut wood with scalloped backrest and hand holds,
dovetailed construction, and storage till beneath seat.
Retains an early probably original spanish brown
(seat height 17")
Pair of Bergen County
New Jersey Side Chairs
A Pair of New Jersey side chairs with
sausage turned front and rear posts as
well as particularly well turned finials
and front cross rails. Retaining a
pleasing spanish brown surface. In
excellent condition without restorations
38 1/2" Height
19th C. English Work Table
A two drawer pine work table with a side hung artist
drawer. Made of mortice and tenon construction,
turned beech legs, and a srubbed pine top
retaining a dry mellow surface.
Measurements: 29 3/4" H x 26" W x 10'-11" L
Chippendale Cherry slant-lid
Circa 1790 Mass.
A very fine slant front desk on tall
dovetailed bracket feet with a five
drawer interior and scalloped and
valanced pigeon holes. Entirely
original and condition and signed by
the maker... a rare find.