American Empire Wall Mirror

C. 1830 Gilt framed mirror with turned columns on sides.  Round, gilt balls at top.  Heavy cornice. Glass in 2 sections with gilt moulding divider 1/3 of the way down.  American Empire. 1951.1.26


American tin sitz bath with wooden handles. 1951.1.21


Rocking chair with 3 slats on back and rush seat.  Arms ending in slight scroll.  Short rockers.  Chair is painted black with yellow line trim.  Chair belonged to Judge Elijah Miller's mother, Pauline Titus Miller. 1951.1.19


American painted (black) 3 spindle-back side chair with rush seat (broken).  Possibly from the Miller estate. 1951.1.18


Wooden table with square legs.  Top is covered with carpeting.  Now in basement as work table. 1951.1.17


Pair of Spindle-back plank seat Chairs.  Windsor-style.  Painted green, one refinished. 1951.1.16a-b

Desk from Federal Hall

This desk is one of only 24 known to still exist today. It was used by the delegates of Federal Hall in New York City circa 1789. That Federal Hall building had originally been constructed between 1699 and 1702 as the third location of New York City’s City hall. After ratification of the...