Archive for June, 2007

Jun 25 2007

R.J. Horner Sideboard

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Nice mirrored R.J. Horner sideboard is up for auction from North Wind Antiques. Pulls and escutcheons on this piece are original and have nice old patina. Has original furniture store label and carver signature. The auction for this piece will end on July 3rd.

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Jun 09 2007

R.J. Horner Carved Griffin Parlor Set

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Brand new imported Baranzelli/Scalamandre silk damask from Italy on this powerful R.J. Horner (attributed) parlor set with carved griffins and outstretched wings. There is a lion mask on each of the seatbacks as well as paw/claw feet. Currently bid up to $4,100 with 8 days to go, I’m sure it will climb much higher. More detail on this set can be seen here.

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Jun 05 2007

Outstanding R. J. Horner Dining Chairs

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This is one of the nicest examples of Horner (attributed) dining chairs I have seen in a while. Not only do you have carved griffin armrests but caryatid figures on the seat backs as well. Very fine carving detail. There are 7 total chairs, one of which is an armchair. These are being sold out of Chester, NY by William J. Jenack Auctioneers and they unfortunately are not providing in-house shipping on this set. Bidding starts at $250 and expected range is $500-$800 which should easily get blown away or else my dining room will suddenly have 15 total dining chairs. More details here.

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Jun 01 2007

R. J. Horner Winged Griffin Sofa

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Grand View Antiques is selling a nice R. J. Horner (attributed) sofa with carved griffins. These griffins have detailed carvings down to the claws in the paws, hairs in the mane, and extended tongue from the mouth. Bidding ends on the 9th and starts at $2,000 with range $4,000 to $6,000.

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