A William and Mary style dining room table w/leaf, 6 chairs (1 arm, 5 sides) and matching buffet/cabinet. It is in William & Mary style from approximately 1920’s. It has been fully restored and is in excellent condition. It has been appraised by James Maminan of Appraisal Specialists, who considered it to be in “pristine” condition.
Our Price: US $2760.00 for the set.
45" x 60" Dining Room table with one 12" leaf , 6 chairs (1 ARM CHAIR, 5 SIDE CHAIRS) and PADS
Matching Buffet/Cabinet 37" X 61" X 22"
William and Mary style furniture
1689 - 1702
William III and Mary II reigned over England, Ireland and Scotland from 1689. Mary died in 1694, William in 1702. William and Mary style has Flemish, Dutch, French and Chinese influences. Huguenot refugees from France worked in the cabinetmakers’. It is characterized by trumpet turned legs, terminating in a hoof, claw, or ball feet, padded or caned chair seats, and Oriental lacquer-work. The chairbacks were high, and rounded at the top with carving, shaped slightly to fit the shape of your body. The banisterback chair, with and without arms, replaced the caneback chair. The back legs of the chairs were splayed out at the bottom. Settees, upholstered or with loose cushions came in the main room. Highboys and lowboys, with six high elaborated trumpet-shaped legs or spiral-turned legs, appeared and rapidly became a favorite of the Colonial craftsmen. Some of the furniture was made of oak , but the Colonial workmen were finding walnut, maple, pine, apple wood, sycamore, and other native woods much easier to use. Marquetry became an important feature of decoration often the form of elaborate floral patterns, cockle shell and acanthus leaf, or seaweed. Some of the furniture was painted and gilded. Hardware, made of cast brass, became decorative as well as functional