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ANTIQUE OF THE WEEK
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Table, $78,000.00

Tile top table, $99,500.00

Hexagonal tile top table, $21,600.00

Ellis inlaid shoe foot arm chair, $206,500.00

Double Door Bookcase, $361,000.00

Drop front desk, $42,000.00

Double Bookcase , $33,350.00

Bookcase Cabinet, $152,750.00

Four Door Sideboard, $72,000.00

Directors table, $85,000.00

Spindle Prairie settle, $78,000.00

Spindle Morris Chair, $30,000.00

Library Table, $21,600.00

Twelve Tile Tea table, $96,000.00

Double Dresser, $30,000.00

Trapezoid China Cabinet, $92,500.00

dresser with cabinet, $120,000.00

three drawer buffet, $88,000.00

knock down settle, $20,400.00

China Cabinet, $242,500.00

Drink Table, $25,000.00

Bookcase, $13,750.00

Secretary, $27,000.00

Twelve Tile Tea Table, $15,000.00

Columbus Ave Sideboard, $596,500.00

Bow Arm Morris Chair, $48,000.00

Tall case clock, $23,500.00

Settle with Inlay, $167,500.00

Leather Side chair, $24,000.00

Spindle settle, $21,600.00

Slat sided Morris Chair, $27,000.00

Tokio Plant Stand, $19,200.00

Leaded Glass China Cabinet, $204,000.00

Stickley Lantern , $40,625.00

369 Spindle Morris Chair, $30,000.00

Director's Table, $85,000.00

Inlaid Shoe Foot Chair, $206,500.00

Twelve Tile Tea Table, $96,000.00

L & JG Stickley Cellarette #505, $11,000.00

Prairie settle, $28,800.00

Double Hasp Bridal Chest, $65,000.00

Drop front bookcase/desk, $117,500.00

Harvey Ellis Desk, $182,500.00

Smoker's Cabinet, $32,000.00

three panel screen, $42,000.00

Chalet Magazine Cabinet, $2,000.00

Three Drawer Server, $60,000.00

Morris Chair, $14,000.00

Five Leg square top dining table, $39,000.00

Damascus Plant Stand, $105,000.00

Poppy Table, $176,500.00

round library table, $25,850.00

Prairie Chair, $45,000.00

Chandelier, $224,500.00

Eastwood Chair, $245,000.00

Ellis Bookcase, $42,000.00

Chest of Drawers, $90,000.00

Bridal Chest, $65,000.00

Lamp table with trumpeted stretchers, $30,000.00

Secretary, $27,000.00


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( 2/21/15 - 2/28/15 )

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Prairie Chair:    $45,000.00
AUCTION HOUSE: SOTHEBY'S
MAKER: L&JG STICKLEY

In the second decade of the 20th century, L. & J.G. Stickley began to supplant brother Gustav’s Craftsman Workshops as the premier designer of American Arts and Crafts Furniture. Bolstered by the revolutionary work of designer Peter Hansen, the Prairie-style furniture created by L. & J.G. Stickley was a breathtaking step from the rustic simplicity of early Mission furniture toward sleek, elemental Modernism. The model #416 Prairie Chair, produced from 1912 to 1918, is elementally a cube. Three frame-and-panel sides broken only by the seat. The elongated corbel brackets, an L. & J.G. Stickley hallmark, reinforce the wide arms and back, and balance the chair’s flatness with some verticality. The chair sits alone as a stunning visual art work, but is intended for use. The chair envelops the sitter with seat, back and side cushions. So though it conveys structural rigidity outwardly, it is built inwardly for comfort. The the arm chair (#89-416) has been a part of the Stickley Mission Reissue for twenty years. The panels are now “bookmatched” from the same boards to reveal a consistent wood grain pattern, enhancing the beauty of the furniture. Time has surged by, but nearly 100 years after its creation, the prairie chair continues to look…well, modern.

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( ABOVE IMAGE:  Prairie Arm Chair in oak with leather upholstery )

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