Oct 17 2008

Heavily Carved Throne Chair With Lion Armrests

Published by under Ebay,RJ Horner

Up for auction is this well-carved throne or X-chair with figural lions on the armrests. The back of the chair is especially well carved with either a man-of-the-mountain or Zeus face prominently displayed. The two handles on the chair back are also carved lion figures with open mouths and fangs.

Bidding starts at $200 and expected range is $400 to $600.  More at the listing.

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Mar 23 2007

R.J. Horner Partner’s Desk with Winged Maidens

Published by under RJ Horner

Up for auction is yet another R.J. Horner labeled Partner’s Desk. Bidding is already active on this piece – taking it up to $2,025 (expect that to double/triple). The winged maidens really make this piece and it appears that they may have their original casters as well. Bidding will end on April 1st and more can be seen at the listing.

Carved all over this magnificent partners desk has two drawers on each side with hand carved pulls and a “secret” drawer on each side with the characteristic Horner North Wind Face instead of drawer pulls. The North Wind Face can also be found in the center of both ends of the desk in the middle of fantastic relief carvings of fruits, nuts and flowers.

The desktop has a gadrooned carved edge and is supported by Fantastic Winged Ladies. All four have beautiful faces and are magnificently carved.

This rare model partners desk by R. J. Horner is in Mint Condition, and is embellished with fantastic drawer linings, the most detailed and intricate relief carvings and the finish is Black finished Mahogany. The many fine details on this desk are characteristic of Horner’s finest work.

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Height: 32 inches Width: 62 inches and Depth: 35 1/2 inches

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Mar 14 2007

RJ Horner Man of the Mountain Bookcase

Published by under RJ Horner

Three section bookcase with bent glass door in the center. Incredibly carved lifelike men on either side of the bookcase ends. Egg and dart moulding around the glass doors. It has some interesting looking feet but I can’t make out the shape. Attributed to R.J. Horner by Bob Courtney Auctions, the seller. Dimensions: 70″ H x 90″ W x 19″ D Age: C. 1880 Material: Mahogany. Bidding starts at $9,900 with expected range $30,000-$40,000. Listing can be seen here. Sells on March 24th.

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