Antique Baroque chest of drawers with brass pulls and a yellow painted finish, circa 1740 to 1760. The scalloped edge of the top is carried down through the 4 drawer fronts and bottom molding resulting in an elegant, serpentine case. A strong and elegant style made entirely of oak.
This delightful sideboard still maintains its original soft blue painted finish with floral and fruit painted panels. A monogram is seen over the top of the cabinet door while right side has a single drawer & is painted with floral pattern seen on front.
It is rare to find a matched pair of cabinets, let alone a curved set made in beautiful mahogany. Note the exceptional grain pattern of the mahogany doors (each with one key). These cabinets are in original used condition.
This pine cabinet captures ones attention due to the fine diamond trim on each of the 2 doors and 3 drawers. This motif is echoed in the lovely crown as well. Note in the dovetail joints and wood pegs used instead of nails.
This antique tall baroque oak chest of drawers from Denmark features a serpentine front, brass hardware pulls and an exceptional (new) painted finish that appears as a blue-steel gray. Made in 3 parts, the top & bottom 2 drawers sit atop the base with cabriole legs.
This stunning "break down" armoire is a wonderful find with hand-painted figures. Dated 1809 along the top, a cityscape accents the lower drawer while flowers embellish the canted and side panels. The decorative hand-wrought iron hinges are all original.
This incredible French country dining table beckons all to sit, eat and linger. At 10.5' long it will comfortably seat 10 guests; it originally served as a refectory table. Notice the heavy turned legs, central stretcher and wood pegs (instead of nails).
Bright and cheerful, this 6' bench has hidden storage under the hinged seat which was a traditional element in this style of bench throughout the 1800's in Europe. The festive blue paint with floral accents is all original. Restored with wax finish.
The heavily carved legs, feet and trestle stretcher are mesmerizing in this walnut desk from Denmark. With two drawers on one side, this free standing writing desk is both functional and attractive from all angles. Top is 69.25w" while the base is 71.25" w.
It is the knots, gnarls and old cracks that create the character in this rustic coffee table. The heft of the slab wood top draws one to it, but it is the deep gouges, marks, cracks and distress that make it so unique.
The unique patina of this 5' coffee table comes from the aged distressed planks of oak that comprise the top. Notice the variation of dark and light veins that run through each plank of wood. It has been restored; it is strong/stable with a wax finish.
It is the years of constant use revealed in every ding and scratch that enrich the character of this old carpenters' workbench from Denmark. Please examine the close up photos to appreciate the patina, joints and old hardware.
It is the knots, gnarls and old cracks that create the character in this rustic console table. The heft of the slab wood top draws one to it, but it is the deep gouges, marks, cracks and distress that make it so unique.
It is the lovely carved vine details above the paneled doors and lower skirt that sets this French oak sideboard apart from others. The bleached finish gives it a fresh and welcoming look for today's modern home and shows off the wonderful grain.
This elegant bookcase has graceful decorative trim over glass doors, showing off any collection stored inside. The attractive exterior blue paint is accented with gold trim, while the interior pink creates a romantic contrast.
Handsome Spanish side table has a traditional carved lyre leg made in the unique shape of swan heads. Note date 1799 carved into the leg. The twisted wrought-iron stretchers add a wonderful contrast to the rich patina of the aged walnut.
Traditional side trim, bun feet and carving along the crown are traditional style elements seen in this antique pine bookcase. Notice the interior shelving arrangement; at some point a small hanging rod was included in this cabinet.
This fabulous armoire is a perfect example of Eastern European folk art paint. In addition to colorful floral bouquets, gaze to the upper bonnet to appreciate the portrait of a queen and the date of 1839 which is clearly visible.
At 7.5' long, this old farmhouse table will serve well in today's modern home. The trestle base with pegs made these tables easy to take apart, transport and assemble quickly and easily. Restored, this is in strong/stable condition w/ wax finish.
Charming antique pine cupboard with (newer) pale blue painted finish The scalloped edging adds a touch of grace while the bonnet is a traditional Swedish style element. This cabinet is made in 2 pieces; the top can easily be separated from the base.
This impressive baroque farm table creates a strong presence after 200 years of use. Note the distinctive baroque legs, dovetail joints, wood pegs used as nails and metal reinforced ends. Restored and waxed, it is strong and ready to be used.
Original oil on wood panel portrait by Michael Therkildsen (Denmark 1850-1925). Notice the finely executed details & use of light on the lady's face & lace shawl. Note there is a horizontal line/crack below the artist's signature.
This remarkable long table is made from one solid pine plank of wood. the gouges, scratches & marks indicate it was likely used as a work table. This 9.75" long dining table was given a new cast iron base creating an industrial look while adding strength/stability.
This style of Swedish bench was formerly known as a "maid's bed." The seat still lifts up (and off) to reveal storage below, while the attractive lattice work and carving along the back and curved side arms add to its charm.
Impressive in size at over 9' long, this French oak library or refectory table is visually stunning with its heavy turned Baroque legs and 4 supportive stretchers. Notice the monogram of PCH carved into the center.
The soft colors of blue and white lovingly detail the floral bouquets on the front and side panels of this unique find. It is actually a flat top trunk raised up on four legs, creating a unique side table with hidden storage.
This authentic set of 3 travel cases is reminiscent of the days of train travel and crossing the Atlantic on an early ocean liner. Each are furnished with a detachable drawer and upholstered interior. Old newspaper clippings & torn travel tag still attached.
This handsome gateleg dining table is also known as an English wake table with drop leaves. The large oval shaped top has 2 drop leaves, so when closed it serves as a 23" deep console table. Metal "handle" were added underneath for ease of use.
This handsome wingback chair is in well-kept original condition and sits comfortably, snug within the traditional wing sides. The 1940's era still lingers here, and beckons to you as well. Will benefit from a leather conditioner. Seat Height: 18.5"
This stunning secretary is made of birch wood with a shellac finish which brings the wood to life. The wood grain appears to glow from within, and the detailed drawers and classic Biedermeier black columns complete the overall classic look.
The small rectangular pine top is balanced by the turned pedestal base resting on three "feet." This was a traditional style throughout Sweden in the 1800s.
This cozy armchair invites one to sit and linger, possibly with a good book. The classic Danish lines & curves of the oak wood draw one to it. While this chair still maintains its vintage green upholstery, it may easily be re-upholstered based on the discretion of the buyer.
This chairs shows off Danish baroque carving; notice the curve of the arms, turned columns and carved crown and feet. The leather seat and upholstered back create and enduring look that will remain classic and comfortable for years to come.
This cabinet is a charming representation of mid 19th century Swedish craftsmanship, from both the cabinet maker and the painter that created it. Notice the carved and painted details that frame each panel door? The original lock and key still function.
This delightful small painting portrays a young blue eyed girl with blonde hair sitting on a green lawn with her two dogs. Notice her red bonnet/hat (which matches the red sash of her white dress) lying casually at her side as well.
This lovely original oil painting portrays an elegant young woman on a summer day in the country. Look closely as she appears to have a small dog companion at her side. Original oil on canvas later laid on board with minor retouches/repairs.