MAHOGANY TILT TOP TABLE
English mahogany rotating tilt-top table (“tip-and-turn”) c. 1840, with primitive “bird-cage” support.
Two-board top 35.75″ x 34.25″, perfect dimensions to prove age shrinkage !
Supported by simple rotating box on heavy turned column on 3 curved pad-foot legs, each with beautifully pierced knee !
HUTTERITE WOOL WINDER
A pine wool winder, Canadian Hutterite origin with original bright orange paint.
(For detailed analysis, see “Selected Canadian Spinning Wheels…”, National Museums of Canada 1980, pps. 260-2).
Obtained from a Canadian picker (not Sheldon nor Scott) in Edmonton, Alberta.
MENNONITE CORNER CUPBOARD
Original grain-painted surface over yellow undercoat with traditional black trim. Obtained near Russell, MB c.1994.
Note raised centre-panel door, drawer from soap-box construction ! Back foot added c.1940 to convert to floor-standing. Missing gallery replaced c.1998, ref. figs 463, 465, p.279 “Canadian Country Furniture” 1994.
UKRAINIAN PINE CUPBOARD
Incredible Canadian Ukrainian pine 1-piece cupboard with scalloped top, original light- green surface, hand-painted yellow/ brown grain-paint design !
Size is 74″ high, 40″ wide, bottom 24″ deep; bottom part is 43″ high with 31″ upper cupboard with glazed doors. Chamfer-panel lower doors.
Superb oxidation to inside & to back !
ENGLISH DRESSER / PEWTER CUPBOARD
18th C oak 2-piece dish dresser or pewter cupboard.
Back with 3 shelves; on base with 3 drawers, arched arcades over pot-board shelf; all on through-stile legs. Original back-boards.
Base is 58″ wide, 31″ high, 78″ high overall. Probably Yorkshire c. 1770.
History: in Eaton’s Winnipeg main store since 1935 as pieces to display “goods”, bottom on 2nd floor, top on 1st floor !!
Reunited Oct. 12, 1999.
Suite includes 4 chairs each 26″ wide overall, and 2 lamp step-tables.
An incredible quality suite, cannot be found new today.
CHINESE ROSEWOOD FURNITURE
Chinese rosewood living room suite, heavily carved solid Hongmu (rosewood) with marble plaques inlay, and custom-fitted white silk cushions. Couch is 68″ long, coffee table is 41″ long.
Made by traditional Chinese cabinetry methods c. 1980.
Very heavy !!
PRICE: PLEASE INQUIRE.
VICTORIAN SEWING TABLE
Octagonal 17.5″ top lifts to reveal 8 compartments for threads, etc. and central well for work-in-progress.
On octagonal solid walnut column with central carved disc.