Antique Furniture

Bodenheimer-Mayer House offers quality antique furniture produced in the Ohio Valley Region prior to 1850.  Many of our antiques have not been on the market for 30 years.  You may see the ones pictured below in the gallery in Lancaster Ohio.  Larger images are also available by clicking on the photo below.  If you are looking for a high quality antique from the Ohio Valley Region, please let us know.  We may have it in our warehouse inventory or know of a collector who may have the piece you seek for sale. If you collect antiques from a particular state in the Ohio Valley region, please click on the links below to see items in the gallery which are attributed to that state.

Kentucky

Ohio

Western Pennsylvania

You may also go directly to a category of antiques by clicking one of these links: Blanket Chests, Chairs, Children’s Chairs, Chests, Corner Cupboards, Cupboards, Desks, Dry Sinks, Fireboards, Game Tables, Miniature Furniture, Mirrors, Pie Safes, Secretary Desks, Sewing Stands, Sideboards, Stepback Cupboards, Stands, Tables (Drop Leaf and Banquet), Tall Case Clocks, Work Tables.

Please contact us for a detailed description and condition report for any of the antiques pictured.

Blanket Chests

Painted Blanket Chest, signed on the back T. Van Sickle, Rushville O Painted Blanket Chest, signed on the back T. Van Sickle, Rushville Ohio
Paint Decorated Blanket Chest; Attributed to a Sonnenberg (Kidron) Anabaptist/Swiss Mennonite/Amish community; Yellow allover outlining; Floral motif on front; Shaped apron; Exhibited at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio  exhibition of early Ohio furniture
Six Board blanket chest in cherry. Raised on turned feet mortised into the bottom board. Dovetail case with applied morning around the bottom and on the top board. Retains original till and lock. Original finish.

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Chairs

Bird Cage Windsor; Tiger maple and hickory; Bamboo turnings with a scooped out seat; 16″ seating height.
Bird Cage Windsor; Mixed woods; Bamboo turnings. 17″ seating height
Zanesville Ohio Fancy Chair; Flower, leaf and line decoration on a black ground; Signed on the bottom with a stencil that possibly reads J. R. Allan’s / Main & Third / Zanesville; One of three
Tiger maple chairs; Boot jack splat and caned seats; Set of for; 17″ seating height. Chairs are structurally sound and exhibit appropriate wear on the seats and front stretchers . One seat needs re-caning. Another cane seat sags and one strand has a break. The other two chairs are in very good condition.

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Children’s Chairs

465 - Child's High Chair with Original Stenciling and Paint Decoration Child’s High Chair; Original Stenciling and Paint Decoration
Child’s Rocking Chair; Bootjack splat; Original Paint

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Chests

475 - c 1825 Fairfield County Ohio Sheraton Chest Attributed to Jacob Bope

Fairfield County, Ohio Sheraton Chest; Attributed to Jacob Bope; c1825

2 Over 4 Chest of Drawers; Cherry and Tiger Maple; Solid tiger maple drawer fronts; Full turned rope pilasters

 Bow Front Chest; Mahogany and Cherry; Four drawers flanked by half turned pilasters; c1815

Empire Four Drawer Cherry Chest; Fairfield County,Ohio; Carved Sunburst and Roundels ; c1830

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Corner Cupboards

Hanging Corner Cupboard; Refinished cherry; Approximately 30″ tall and 25″ across at its widest point; Requires an 18″ corner. Door has two raised panels; Two dovetailed drawers; Shaped apron; Cut nails and wooden peg construction; Interior has a medial shelf.

440 - 1 piece, 16 light (2 x 8) Cherry Corner Cupboard attributed to Butler County Ohio

1 piece, 16 light (2 x 8) Cherry Corner Cupboard; Attributed to Butler County Ohio; Picture frame molding on returns; Scalloped apron and shelves; Block and line carving in frieze; Dovetailed drawer; Carves sunbursts flanking drawer; Triple raised panels in the lower doors

449 - 2 Piece, 12 light (1 x 12) Painted Corner Cupboard attributed to West Central Pennsylvania

2 Piece, 12 light (1 x 12) Grain painted corner cupboard; attributed to West Central Pennsylvania; original wavy glass; Original feet; no in-painting

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Cupboards

Table Top Cupboard, Possibly Cumberland Valley origin; Pine and poplar; 24″ tall x 18 1/4″ wide x 9 3/8″ deep. Mortise and pin constructed doors; mullions with slightly raised center; Original light green glass lights; Dovetailed drawers faced with a burled veneer; Raised on four feet that are extensions of the stiles; The front feet appear to be a primitive Spanish foot. The back feet are plain.

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Stepback Cupboards

467 - 2 piece, 16 light (2 x 8) Cherry Stepback Cupboard attributed to Western Pennsylvania

2 piece, 16 light (2 x 8) Cherry Stepback Cupboard; Attributed to Western Pennsylvania; Two dovetailed drawers; original wavy glass; Original pulls; c1830

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Desks

Washington County Ohio Clerks Desk; Descended through the Woodford/Davis family; Desk portion measures approximately 42″ wide by 22″ deep; The frame rises on finely turned legs and measures approximately 39 3/4″ wide by 21″ deep; 30″ high writing surface; Fitted interior with 8 cubby holes over three drawers;  Two drawers retain their original handwritten labels for Receipts and Bonds; Below the fitted interior is a deep well suitable for ledger books;. Frame has a single dovetailed and scratch beaded drawer with a brass pull.

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Dry Sinks

Poplar Dry Sink; Two doors; Dovetailed drawer; c1860
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Fireboards

Wallpaper on Board; Hudson River Scene with American flag on landing; c1840; 22″ x 28 1/2″
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Game Tables

Swing Leg Game Table; Mahogany; Turned and reeded legs
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Miniature Furniture

Walnut Miniature Chest;  Four drawers; Compartment with teo cubby holes and a locking door flanking the upper right drawer; half turned pilasters; raised on button feet
Mahogany Two Drawer Chest; Dovetailed Drawers; Full turned pilasters; Raised on hairy paw feet in the front; Original glass pulls
Child’s Chest of Drawers; Made by a civil war soldier at the Zoar Furniture Company; Warren County, Ohio; Made as a gift to his niece Emma; Each drawer contains a poignant message to Emma from her uncle
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Mirrors

Small Federal Period Mirror, The mirror, including the walnut frame, measures 21 1/4″ tall by 12″ wide. Original reverse painted tablet in good condition. Early or original finish.

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Pie Safes

6 Tin Pecan Wood Pie Safe; Paducah Kentucky; Descended in the family

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Secretary Desks

We have sold our current inventory of secretary desks.  More will be coming soon.  Please check back.

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Sewing Stands

443 - c1800 Cherry Sewing Stand

Cherry Sewing Stand, Scalloped apron; Dovetailed drawer; Lift top; c1800

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Sideboards

455 - c1815 Cherry and Mahogany Sheraton Sideboard found in the Lexington Kentucky area

Cherry and Mahogany Sheraton Sideboard; Found in the Lexington Kentucky area; Shaped and dovetailed gallery; Period, but not original, brasses; Six veined legs with ball feet; Three drawers; Four doors; Interior shelves; c1815

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Stands

c1840 Cherry tilt-top candle stand

Cherry tilt-top candle stand; c1840

Two Drawer Drop Leaf Stand, Butterfly Leaf Supports, Mixed Woods

Two Drawer Drop Leaf Stand, Butterfly Leaf Supports, Mixed Woods; Original brasses; Early if not original finish

Two Drawer Walnut and Cherry Stand, Original Finish, Pressed Brass Pulls, c1835

Two Drawer Walnut and Cherry Stand, Original Finish, Original pressed Brass Pulls, c1835

 One Drawer Stand; Cherry with dark original surface; Walnut secondary wood; Reeds channeled out front sides and back; drawer front with two, raised three concentric ring accents backed with octagonal pieces inlayed into the drawer front; As much folk art as utilitarian

1 Drawer Cherry Stand with Maple Drawer

1 Drawer Cherry Stand; Maple Drawer; Swelled drawer front

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Tables

Sheraton Dining Table; 2 piece; each having a single drop leaf

Tiger Maple and Cherry Drop Leaf Table, Tiger maple top; Cherry legs and frame; Dovetailed drawer; 40″ x 20″ closed; 47″ wide open

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Tall Case Clocks

Lancaster Ohio Tall Case Clock, Cherry case; Mahogany and tiger maple veneer accents; Swelled waist door and lower section; original feet and finial; English works with moon dial movement; Original weights and Russian Cossack pendulum; Bonnet has diamond shaped side lights; 8′ 6″ tall; Attributed to L. Breitenbaugh or possibly Thomas Sturgeon; c1825

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Work Tables

474 - Fairfield County Ohio Work Table with early red finish and scrubbed top

Fairfield County Ohio Work Table; Early red finish; Scrubbed top; Dovetailed drawer; Wide top; Great height; c1825

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