All items listed below are available for immediate purchase.  Please contact us at 704-545-4519 or send an email to info@mcswains.com to arrange for purchase and delivery .

Exquisite solid mahogany jewel or silver box. Solid brass hardware and overlays. Inscription on top dated 1895. Black felt lining. Locking lid and drawer.

Measures 18” wide x 12” deep x 8” high (closed).

This is an all original 1820 French curly walnut armoire. It has 2 adjustable shelves inside and a large drawer on the bottom. The original mirrors are beveled and have a nice look to them. The finish is in great condition and appears to be original. It also has a working lock & key.

This comes completely apart for transporting and can be easily reassembled. Super sturdy when put together.

17 1/2" Deep x 51" Wide x 91" Tall


Almost perfect circa 1820 mahogany with brass inlay Scottish ( English ) lap desk. Original ink wells. Secret drawer. Working lock with key. Writing surface has been replaced. Inscription on medallion in center top reads “William Wallace”.  

Measures 21” wide  x 11”deep x  7” high (closed).

AB101 AB102

Burl English walnut lap desk with ebony and brass inlays. Excellent condition with working lock and original inkwell. Circa 1830.

Measures 16” wide x 9.5” deep x 6” high (closed).


AB103

3,595.00

1,595.00

1,295.00

795.00

English burl and curly walnut lap desk with brass, rosewood and ebony inlays. Has key and working lock with original ink well and three hidden secret drawers. Writing surface has been replaced. Exterior of box is almost perfect and is in overall excellent condition.

Measures 20” wide x 10” deep x  7” high (closed).


AB104

English rosewood lap desk with brass inlay. Circa 1850-1860. In perfect condition with original writing surface, ink wells, key and working lock.



AB105

Very unusual small rosewood box with brass inlays containing what appears to be a complete set of drafting or drawing tools.  We believe circa late 1800’s. A really unique find.




AB106

1,195.00

795.00

195.00

SOLD

Very early jelly cupboard. Circa 1820.  Primary woods are figured walnut and curly maple. Secondary wood is yellow pine. Southern, North or South Carolina. Retains its original finish. Secret locks on two top drawers with locked large drawer and doors. One shelf behind doors. Measures 42” wide x 49” high x 19” deep.


2,200.00

SOLD

2,275.00

Beautiful three board top mahogany drop leaf table circa 1790. Hepplewhite design with the unusual feature of beaded edges on the legs and skirt.


Measures 48” square with the leaves up and 28” high.  The dovetailed base is all original and untouched with the original finish, handmade screws, hinges and casters.  


The original finish on the top has been French polished. The secondary wood is documented to be Eastern white pine. It was discovered in SC but could have originated anywhere in the coastal colonies. A very beautiful and collectable table.

SOLD SOLD SOLD