Whether you are looking for a one of a kind gift for your sweetheart or something extremely unique for your home office these antique examples of woodworking exhibit American craftsmanship at its best.
Exceptional 19th century country-style walnut kitchen table – $1950
This massive late 19th century country-style kitchen, tavern or work table with intact rounded edge varnished solid walnut wood top has a highly stylized apron with heavy baluster and ring turned wood peg legs that contain an old paint finish with allover crazing. Mortise-and-tenon construction. Measures 48 x 48 x 28 1/2 inches.
Antique Tool Chest – $695
This well-built c. 1900’s american vintage industrial oversized pine wood tool chest or box possibly fabricated by the american tool chest company, in New York City was found tucked away in the basement of the old downtown Chicago Marshall Field building boiler room full of old pipe fittings, wrenches and other tools used by the in-house building engineer.
Early 20th Century Watchmaker Cabinet – $450
All original and completely intact c. 1910-20 vintage industrial workbench watchmaker cabinet fabricated for or by Henry Paulson & Co., Chicago, Il. The four pull-out drawer “small parts” cabinet is comprised of mahogany wood with beveled edge top and base. The “japanned” or baked black enameled turned knob pulls are original and intact and this refinished cabinet retains the original brass manufacturer plaque (topmost drawer).
Exceptionally rare c. 1895 hand-carved interior residential cherry wood rearing lion wall column ornament – $995
All original and completely intact late 19th century hand-carved solid cherry wood rearing lion salvaged from a Chicago graystone mansion built in 1895. The figural ornament was originally a part of a large column capital adorning the front parlor. the full-figure lion features intricately detailed claw foot paws, long and flowing mane and highly realistic facial features. possibly fabricated by the decorators supply company of Chicago, Il. 12 inches in height.
Early 20th century quarter-sawn oak wood six drawer cabinet with dovetail joints – $395
Remarkably stable and well-constructed six drawer office card filing cabinet dating to the early 20th century. The cabinet sides and drawers feature original dovetail joints. the wood surface retains original stained finish that has darkened somewhat over the years leaving a warm patina. The desk or countertop cabinet measures 13 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches. the drawer handles are the “druggists” type with open slots for customized labels. The japanned and oxidized copper striping remain largely intact. salvaged from the office of an old Chicago automotive shop.
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