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About Stanley Weiss Collection

New England's Largest collection of fine American & English Furniture from the Colonial and Classical periods. We trade in pieces by Goddard, Seymour, McIntyre, Quervelle, Phyfe, and Hagen, with a focus on Colonial New England and Classical New York. Fine Mahogany, exuberant Tiger Maple, and dense Rosewood shaped into the right combination of style, craftsmanship, and time period.

Stanley Weiss Collection

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Federal Mahogany and Bird’s-Eye Maple Inlaid Sideboard Seymour Boston circa 1804
Located in Providence, RI
With a great provenance directly descended in the family of Celia Thaxter, who entertained many late 19th century painters, this is a sideboard of classical elegance. It came out of ...
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Antique Early 1800s American Federal Sideboards

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Birdseye Maple

Rare Hepplewhite Mahogany Upholstered Armchair, Rhode Island, circa 1800
Located in Providence, RI
A wing chair without wings: it’s a rare form, and we have handled another of this form. It’s of a Rhode Island origin and of a desirable small scale. The upholstery is quite new, alt...
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Antique Early 1800s American Hepplewhite Armchairs

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Mahogany

Fine Federal Inlaid Mahogany Lolling Chair, MA, circa 1800
Located in Providence, RI
Provenance: Israel Sack, Illustrated in American Antiques in the Israel Sack Collection, Vol. II, Cat No. 828. Also illustrated in American Furniture, the Federal Period, Charles F. ...
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Antique Early 1800s American Federal Armchairs

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Mahogany

Classical Bird’s-Eye Maple Classical Sewing Table with Carved Lyre and Paw Feet
Located in Providence, RI
Provenance: Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Scudder Jamieson, Trent Chapter Maker: Attributed to Micheal Bouvier, 1792-1874, Philadelphia This is a very precious his...
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Antique 1810s American Neoclassical Tables

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Birdseye Maple

Very Rare Queen Anne Carved Birchwood and Maple Armchair, Rhode Island
Located in Providence, RI
Provenance: Reputedly Benedict Arnold, and descended through the Ames Family of Newport, RI, circa 1730. This is a magnificent small armchair with a wonderful shell carved into th...
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Antique 1730s American Queen Anne Armchairs

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Maple

Fine Small Scale Hepplewhite Mahogany Parcel-Gilt Mirror, New York, c.1790-1810
Located in Providence, RI
This is a fine smaller scale mirror, of a form that’s generally considered a New York form. It is original in all its parts and makes an elegant statement in a home with Federal earl...
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Antique Early 19th Century Hepplewhite Wall Mirrors

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Mahogany

Fine Small Federal Mirror with Gilded Phoenix Bird, circa 1790
Located in Providence, RI
This is a very fine small and delicate mirror. A related example is illustrated in The Mirror Book, American and English by Herbert F. Schiffer. (See scan) Note the beautiful scro...
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Antique 1790s American Chippendale Wall Mirrors

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Mahogany

Chippendale Style Carved Mahogany Block and Shell Kneehole Desk, circa 1890
Located in Providence, RI
While non-period furniture is something we rarely, if ever, offer, this kneehole desk is an exception. It is handmade and, quality-wise, is as Fine as a period example. Note the magn...
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Antique 1890s American Chippendale Desks

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Mahogany

Sheraton-Federal Mahogany Wing Chair, New York, circa 1800 Duncan Phyfe Workshop
Located in Providence, RI
This example has a profound serpentine-shaped crest rail with outward-rolled arms which terminate in incurvated supports. A straight-front seat rail supports finely turned and reeded...
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Antique Early 1800s American Sheraton Wingback Chairs

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Mahogany

Pair of Classical Lyre-Back Mahogany Side Chairs with Paw Feet, Phyfe school
Located in Providence, RI
Illustrated: A nearly identical chair to this pair (but with applied carved roundels at the knees) is in the Yale University collection. See scanned page below from 300 Years of Amer...
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Antique 1810s American American Classical Chairs

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Mahogany

The Baron Steigel Chippendale Carved Mahogany Highboy, Philadelphia, circa 1755
Located in Providence, RI
Carving attributed to Samuel Harding and “the Garvan Carver” Provenance: Baron Henry William Stiegel (1729-1785) via a direct descendant; Joe Kindig, Sr. This important piece r...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Chippendale Dressers

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Mahogany

First Surface Mahoganized Maple Chest on Frame with Shell, Original Brasses
Located in Providence, RI
This small scale piece is in all original condition, we have left it untouched, circa 1800. We are proud to offer what we believe is one of the finest diminutive New Hampshire chests...
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Antique Early 1800s American American Colonial Dressers

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Maple

More About Stanley Weiss Collection

Stanley Weiss, the man behind the Collection, talks about his love of fine furniture, his ideals as a collector, and what makes the Stanley Weiss Collection special.

A Rare Federal Sheraton Birds Eye Dressing Table, Thomas Seymour, Boston, c.1810 Whitteredge family

The Eliza Sweet Wedding Sideboard, Newport, 1804. This piece is a sideboard "without sides" as the shape of the case is defined by undulating curves with conforming doors that diminish in depth along the wall, making its serviceability a great asset.

A Magnificent Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Table, with Pie Crust Top, England, c.1780

A Fine Tiger Maple Queen Anne High Chest (or highboy) with Bonnet top, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, Provenance: Johnson Family

A Fine Classical Carved Parcel Gilt, Stenciled Mahogany Marble Top Pier Table, New York, c.1825, attributed to Meeks or Robert Fisher

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