Looking through my Santa Fe antiques pictures, I found a few pieces that looked familiar. Like this large chest:
Which I think is similar to this one I found in Winston-Salem, NC:
Wheel details are different, though:
I saw this piece:
and just knew when examined, I would find this:
Although Chuck Bender says he saw this detail on an American piece at Winterthur, I’ve only seen this on French pieces. This chest is labeled as being from Belgium. Can be almost French if it’s from Wallonia.
The novel is this dovetailed, wooden attaché case:
I found the useful while looking at this pair of large drop leaf tables:
Then I noticed this odd appendage on one of the tables:
Here’s another view:
This device is a bridge of sorts for seamlessly joining the two drop leaf tables.
Something actually useful if you have two large drop leaf tables and need to entertain vast numbers of the right kind of people.