I was FINALLY able to snag an antique Duncan Phyfe buffet on Craigslist after MONTHS of searching. It is identical to this, and I plan to refinish it almost exactly the same way. (Except stain the top instead of paint). I guess good things really do come to those who wait!!
Duncan Phyfe New York Federal Sofa - Single or Collector's Pair
Duncan Phyfe Federal Period Settees RARE COLLECTOR'S PAIR America (NYC) Late 18th Century VIRTUAL PAIR OF PHYFE SHOP EARLY SPECIMEN (prior to 1800) Sheraton-Adam inspired, masterfully carved mahogany SIX-LEGGED sofas or 'settees'. Three panels of crest rail carvings: a central bowed swag panel, with bow tied wheat shafts in panels to either side. In-turned curvature of reed faced side arms. The two baluster arm supports, and the four front legs, are finely reeded with a count of 22.
Duncan PHYFE -styled 2-Tiered 3-legged round TEA-TABLE - believed to be mahogany [from unexposed patch on top tier surface and weight] - 50+yrs - literally purchased from a "Little-Old-Lady at a Church-sale"! - $30. - #furniture #decor #vintage #antique
Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York—the first retrospective on Phyfe in 90 years was long over-due. It was postponed so long due to the financial situation that at one time I thought it would never materialize.