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.
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.