Landmark Acres Antiques       

232 West Main Street  -  Westfield, New York 14787

(716)326-4185                        E-Mail: landmark@fairpoint.net

   
 

Near Lake Chautauqua and near Chautauqua Institution, special pieces for special places and fine quality antiques for the discriminating buyer .

   
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  Beginning in 1946, Landmark Acres Antiques has grown to be one of the larger and older quality antique shops in this part of the nation. Landmark Acres Antiques is located in a large barn which is the oldest building in Chautauqua County, 1802. With its historic homes, desirable location on the shore of Lake Erie and five miles from Chautauqua Lake and Institution, Westfield NY offers a wonderful experience for the visitor. Chautauqua County celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1902 on the front lawn of Landmark Acres and also the bicentennial celebration in 2002. It is the site of the first post office in Chautauqua County. Landmark Acres is also the oldest farm in Chautauqua County,  now a grape farm in the heart of the Chautauqua Lake Erie wine trail, the largest concord grape growing area in the world. 

Our antique shop has over 5000 square feet of early antiques and a few decorator items in room settings with three large display rooms upstairs and down. We publish only a few items to our website to give you an idea of the quality of our inventory. If you wish to know more about certain antiques you may find that our antique shop inventory is helpful. Many pieces have a detailed description which can be of more assistance to you.

We do no shows, do not sell on E-bay and do not send anything to auction. Please visit, you can carefully examine an item before purchase. We buy all antiques outright and sell through our shop and website. Since we own all antiques we also offer a reasonable and detailed return policy on your receipt. We do not belong to any outside organizations or encourage individuals to  promote us through paid reviews.  We do support and promote local organizations and businesses. We are always interested in buying antiques of quality.

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Thursday through Saturday 10:00 to 5:00         

Sunday 11:00 to 4:30                                                   

Tuesday & Wednesday, Open by Chance or Appointment, please call 716-326-4185

 
Westfield New York Early American Antique Shop on I-90 along Lake Erie                           

 

Landmark Acres Antiques is an antiques shop established in 1946 owned by Ed and Wilma Benjamin since 1974. In 1986 we purchased Candlelight Lodge and opened it as a Bed and Breakfast in the center of Westfield, NY.  We also opened the Captain Storm House in 2004 next door, after moving the brick home in 2000 to Candlelight property. With the assistance of the National and State Historic Trusts we were able to complete its restoration. The Captain Storm House is a special Vacation Rental, a brick Queen Anne Victorian home designed by the famous architect George Barber.
 

Landmark Acres Antiques offers a selection of 18th, 19th and early 20th century country and formal American Furniture as well as some European and Asian pieces (1720 to 1920). We also offer art, oriental rugs, china, glass and porcelain, a large selection of silver flatware and hollowware, coins, jewelry, watches, books, paintings, a large selection of early lighting, aesthetic movement, art nouveau, arts and craft, and decorative accessories. The following are a few examples of antiques that we have in stock to give you an idea of our inventory. Visit or call our shop if you have special needs.

We buy from many older homes within a couple of hundred miles. This includes most of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. This area has a history of having many fine historical furnishings in their homes. Remember this area is the site of the original rise of 19th century industry in our nation. Oil was also first discovered in the United States just a few miles south of us in Titusville, Pa. 1859. As people in several surrounding communities became wealthy they bought many things, at first from Pittsburgh but then directly out of New York City.  Tiffany designed many of their windows. It was the dawn of the oil industry, no longer from sperm whales but now from the earth. Recently we are interested in purchasing Gold and Silver (jewelry, sterling, coins), late 18th, 19th & early 20th Century American & European Furniture, early Lighting & Aesthetic Movement pieces (Art Nouveau & Arts & Craft)

A few highlights of Landmark Acres Antiques inventory page 1.                               Click pictures to enlarge

 

 
  Large New England Tavern Table C. 1730, Cherry & Pine, drop single board in back an old replacement, cherry top can move forward for larger surface w. more front overhang (quite ingenious), all original otherwise including finish w. traces of old red, center drawer thumb molded, 2 deeply chamfered vertical bottom boards, dovetailed w. original knob, boards in top pegged together, whole top splined w. 2 outside rails & 2 original top square pegs, top attached to base w. peg positions (one original peg), apron w. fine incised edge, boards mortised & pegged everywhere below, fine block & incised turned legs, box stretcher base incised, round foot, everywhere appropriate wear, 29"H x 35"W x 36"D (drop up),   Quality Early Chair w. bold turnings, saddle seat & old refinishing

Pewter, Early 19th Century, Charger 13", Large Bowl 16", Plate 9" (Ellis), Tea Pot 10"W x 9"H (Cooper & Madgwick), All Four $685

 

Ruby Lustre Lamp, Early & Rare Large size, C. 1860, detailed enameled flowers w. heavy gilt, 8"W gold base, rare 18" high, (Lustre only), also rare 8" spear & notched prisms (18), double row, converted to lamp w. a newer quality shade, excellent condition, 31"H x 16"W,                  $750

Banquet Lamp, Art Nouveau C. 1900, Cast brass & bronze, extremely ornate w. pierced scrolling designs and flowers, women's heads (flowing hair), emerald glass finial, double socket, excellent condition, a very rare lamp w. a newer quality shade 27"H x 15"W   $750   

           
  Sheffield Silver Spirit Tea Kettle on Stand, C. 1820 (perhaps earlier) wonderful Rococo, melon ribbed, detailed hand chasing throughout w. stippled floral motifs, two extensions one on either side of kettle allow it to sit in place on stand for pouring, plateau stand w. warmer & fancy stylized foot, truly exceptional w. a golden patina, all original,  15"H x 12"W x 10"D  

Sheffield Desk Inkstand C. 1830, silver plate w. cut glass ink well, sander & silver sealing wax candle holder on stand, stylized foot w. fancy deep pierced gallery & beaded rings throughout, all original 9"L x 5"D x 3"H, $895

  Walnut Dining Table, Honey Amber, C. 1850 Round, 45"D w. 5 - 12" board leaves (total length 105"), high style country table, will accommodate 10 chairs comfortably, well turned legs, notice rare molded edge on apron, older refinishing otherwise all original & in excellent condition $1895

Leather Chair Set, English Banker Style, 6 1960's Office/Library, Hickory Chair Co., mahogany, full piping & brass tacked leather, heavy, larger & better quality than newer, original condition, 33"H x 29"W  $1895

 
           
  Victorian Hall Tree, Walnut, Marble Top, Rare Early Rococo Style C. 1860, Small, Formal,  Elegant and all original including mint finish with piercing, detailed carving, tilt mirror, Mitchell & Rammelsberg, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7'3"H x 38"W (see also Civil War Dining Set pg.2)  $1695  

Harvard Oil Lamp, Library, Rare C. 1860/70's, period shade, hand etched w. floral & foliage bands top & bottom, mid cut glass Greek key band, Harvard Moehring burner, signed & dated, base - bronze cast embossed top, rich red/brown ceramic vase (w. mica) & decorated enamel flowers & birds over onyx & bronze embossed footed base. Similar lamps are found in the DuPont Winterthur Museum, 24"H       $895

           

 

Rare Wedgwood China,  'Tonquin Black' w. 22 kt gold, 5 Piece Place Setting, Service for 12, 8 Complete Serving Pieces  platter, covered vegetable, open vegetable, gravy & under plate, coffee pot, creamer & sugar, 71 pieces total,  used once, purchased early 1980's    SOLD

Pattern introduced in 1830 on earthenware & in 1930 revived for bone china by Wedgwood's early famous Art Director John Edward Goodwin, 'Tonquin Ruby'.

 'Tonquin Black was created in 1976 by Victor Skellern, the new Art Director formally under Goodwin. 'Tonquin Black' was specially designed for the Harrods Exhibition of Glass & China in black & gold w. full production by 1980 and became popular among the wealthy. Tonquin Ruby and Tonquin Black were discontinued in 1994. Tonquin Black was competition for the 20th C. similar & most expensive Wedgwood pattern, 'Prestige Astbury Black' with fewer accessory pieces than 'Tonquin Black'.                       

  Chippendale Secretary 2 Pc. Desk/Bookcase, Pa, C. 1790, 2 Pc., Cherry replaced outside brasses w. early wood knobs, otherwise all original including finish, inside compartmental top, Bottom - desk w. original brasses, 6 drawers & 10 hooded compartments, 4 drawers below, Pa. scroll base molding, stepped out top w. rare reeded molding, perfect proportions, 42"W x 84"H x 21"D       $2895     
           
  Biedermeier Secretary Cabinet, C. 1820, perhaps German or Danish, Extremely Rare Cuban Mahogany (not commercially available for the last 100 years), fine high quality book matched crotch  mahogany, rare wonderful carving, shaping & styling w. Gothic carved upper glass doors & full carved and shaped matched columns,  each section  with ousted turnings, serpentine doors and drawers, applied carving on fall front, wonderful interior, carved feet & finials, great size & excellent condition, 86"H x 42W x 21"D

Better picture, more information and price to come later. This is a very special piece.

   Art Nouveau Lamp, C.  1905, Copper/Bronze Urn Style w. heavy embossed stylistic details, shell feet, dolphins stem, Neptune opposite handle on body, shields opposite, early electric, 29"H x 17"W, pagoda shade 13"H, 16"H to spout, 19"H to top of handle, all original   $795  
           
  Indian Madu Parrying Shield w. rare fakirs horns, 19th Century iron buckler w. hand holder in back, rare fancy applied bronze details with incising - 4 raised bosses, 8 crescent moons, 8 flowers and 4 fish (two missing), outside shaped edging,  generally in excellent condition with considerably more decoration 30"L  $495   Country Secretary Bookcase, w. Rare Butternut & Curly Maple, C. 1865, 2 Pc. Western PA or Ohio, old refinishing, great small size, wonderful styling w. race tracking & applied moldings, fancy wood pulls, graduated drawers, cut out baseboard, full desk interior w. pigeon holes & drawers within top, adjustable shelves, restoration to top outside applied molding, 81"H x 39"W x 22"D    $1895
           
  "Wooton  Style" Barrel Roll Secretary Desk, Rare, Mitchell & Rammelsburg Cincinnati, Oh., C. 1870,  Walnut with very rare raised burl panels front and sides , burl walnut drawers outside and within interior desk, 12 pigeon holes, fine hand carved details ,wonderful gallery, pulls bronze, all original including finish, with key 54" H x 37" W x 22"D   $2495  

Secretary Desk, William & Mary (C. 1710), signed Berkey & Gay, C. 1920, Walnut, circassion (burl) walnut w. chinoiserie (Chinese) enamel decoration, all original, mint condition, very small size, glass two door display top, desk & drawer w. keys   71"H x 27"W x 18"D      $1050

           
  Steuben Trophy (Very Large), National Pheasant Shooting Dog Championship, Frank C. Ash (founder), 1950's, original trophy awarded for many years, signed Steuben, the best pieces were copper wheel engraved w. the highest art and workmanship from this era, outstanding detail, 19"H x 8"W, 9 lbs., mint (see Tiger Maple chest below)    $2495   

Victorian Marble Top Center Table, C. 1855, NYC, probably Joseph Meeks, "wonderful size", Turtle, walnut w. great applied crotch mahogany carving & shaping,  all original including finish & exceptional style, notice center finial. 34"L x 25"D x 28"H  $795 

 

Top pieces - Tiffany, Cartier Drum (SOLD), Serves, Vaseline Brides Basket & Silver

           
  Shaker Tall Chest, C. 1880, Rare Form, from the Albany, NY area, all original including later fancy hardware - Shaker construction - paneled chamfered cabinet doors, 6 graduated dovetailed drawers, paneled & rabbited case, blunt nose styles, rounded top & bottom edges, glue blocks, rabbited spline pieced drawer bottoms & sides, back rabbited splines & hand nailed, woods  - pine, chestnut, wormy chestnut & poplar, hand varnished 74"H x 40"W x 19"D     $2895         Ohio/PA Stepback Cupboard C. 1840, Rare Butternut, Classic design, 2 Pc., Upper double paneled mortised glass & wood doors, scalloped windows, original glazed glass (-1), 2 mortised & grooved shelves, wide sweeping double crown (53"), pie shelf, Base, 2 double paneled mortised wood doors, 2 dovetailed & chamfered drawers, 1 fixed shelf,  high tapered feet, matchstick molding & reeded styles throughout cupboard, old refinishing, some replaced pulls, otherwise all original Case 83"H x 48"W   $2495
           
  Empire Secretary Desk, Honduras Crotch Mahogany, New York City C. 1845, 2 Pc. Gothic influence, original finish, arched doors with fretwork, stepped out shaped top, large work surface,(20" x 40"), drawers & doors in base w. 2 hidden compartments, wonderful 19th century match, 82 H x 40" W x30"D.   $1395      

Sterling Tea and Coffee Set, 6 Piece with Large Waiter Tray, Important Mexican maker, C. 1950's, a very large formal set w. great styling, excellent condition, all original & matching, very heavy 208 oz., 27" L x 9"H $5395                    

Sterling Candelabra, C. 1900 can also be a single, full wonderful hand chasing, classic style,  footed, separate bobeches (4), not weighted, 2 lbs. 15"H x 14W    $1095.

 

Paper Mache Sewing Stand, Early, C. 1790/1820, English, Rare, perhaps by Henry Clay, "Japanner to Royal Families & the King", massive Mother of Pearl & gilt w. wonderful Rococo design (great iridescence), 6 lobed top & basket w. upper  & lower stem, footed lobed base, wonderful gilt interior design of top, original interior w. hand carved MOP flowered pulls,7 interior compartments, 3 w. multiple spindles for thread, 3 storage & hexagonal center compartment, 31"H x 18"D 
           
 

Tiger Maple & Birdseye Chest, PA or Ohio  C. 1825  old refinishing otherwise all original including pulls, solid tiger case w. Ionic columns and great turnings, cherry accents (drawer front moldings, carved column heads and feet), birdseye top & drawers, 43"H x 44"W x 21"D With very rare matching Table and Chair Set  pg 2                                                       

 Mt. Washington Parlor Oil Lamp, 10" Shade C. 1890, electrified, otherwise all original w. hand painted satin glass font and shade, "Water Lilies"   $595

Sheffield Tea Set, Vintage C. 1825 Silverplate Reproduction first made in 12th C. England (2 layers of hand hammered silver over copper) 4 Piece heavily embossed grapes w. handles, Tray 25"L Height w. pot 11" no damage, no repairs  $675

 

Student Lamp, Rare & Early, Kleemann, Pat. C. 1863 German  SOLD

Student Lamp 7" Single, Adams & Westlake, C. 1880 "The Brilliant", electrified, replaced ring, original otherwise w. old white shade, brass & bronze  $495

Adams & Westlake were famous for fancy lighting in private RR cars for the early "Robber Barons"

Peg Lamp In Oil, C. 1865, rare, early  SOLD

Civil War Commode, C. 1865, Rare Butternut, refinished, otherwise all original, wonderful small size, shaping & hand carving, tombstone back, drawer over doors, w. race tracking, canted corners w. turnings, scalloped base 35"H x 29"W x 17"D  $585

           
  Empire Marble Top Center Table, Classic, C. 1825, Flame mahogany with lyre base and wonderful shaping, all original, New York, probably Joseph Meeks, 30"W x 30"H x 23"D $950

top includes -  Meissen figurine, Tiffany 4 pc. tea set, Parian vases, Smithsonian Charger, Dresden Plaque, Lalique perfume and Newport pottery muffineer

 

  Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, Elegant, NYC, C. 1820's, 2 Pc. probably earlier Joseph Meek's classical period, wonderful stepped out crotch mahogany crown and French foot on base w. drop finial, small size, 3 adjustable shelves & two drawers in separate top w. glass quartered doors, 3 graduated drawers w. crotch mahogany in base, desk compartments in top drawer, older refinishing otherwise all original w. key 42"W x 83"H x 20"D    $2295
           
  Chippendale Slant Front Desk, Figured Black Cherry, Pa, C. 1780, dovetailed case and feet, interior with 8 hooded single compartments and one double hooded over 2 long drawers and 1 shorter, original interior brass hardware, earlier refinishing, outside original period wooden pulls except top drawer, otherwise all original incl. great cut out feet, 42 " H x 40"W x 19"D    $1895    

Student Lamp 10" Single Signed Miller C. 1880 electrified original burner, otherwise all original including shade and finish, notice embossing    $575

Chippendale Mirror, Inlaid Eagle w. Shield, Wonderful figured maple, great detailed shaping, formal, elegant and all original, early 19th C. nice size, 38 H x 19"W    $495

 

 

Marbro Lamp Co. 50's Classic   Candelabra Lamp, Hollywood Regency, signed twice (Los Angles, CA & Old World Hand Crafted Original) Murano Glass, amber, champagne, hand blown w. raised design & gold fleck, sold to the stars/film industry moguls, Italian made for Marbro Co. Seguso workshop, detailed bamboo shade w. fabric, two tiers - first tier 5 glass flowered w. twist arms, stippled glass vase stem below, gilt wooden base, first tier accommodates 5 additional arms - second tier/double lights, all original, Palm Springs estate, 37"H x 13"W (18"W shade)   $1695

                                               

 Rookwood Vase, Arts and Craft, desirable birds in flight with prunus blossom wide band design, molded with incising, rare iridescent blue/gray, 9 1/2"H, 1923 No. 2481, mint    $395

 

Art Nouveau Vase, wonderful girl, butterfly, flowers, poppies with onion glaze & gold details, signed, perhaps Amphora art pottery, slight damage to two end fingers one hand, otherwise excellent condition, 13"H    $595 

           
  Maple & Birdseye Beds, Rare Pair High Four Poster, Fine Quality Single Beds, C. 1920, 64"H, Elegant style, all original including finish, 76"L(inside) x 64"H x 42"W  $1495    Renaissance Pier Mirror, Ballroom or Great Hall C. 1870 (Candlelight Lodge Great Room)  walnut, wonderful burl walnut columns and gilt incising, detailed carved appointments, rare marble pedestal (for a bust or flowers), formal, elegant, all original including finish, 10'6"H  5'6"W     $3895
           
  Antique Meerschaum Pipe, earlier 19th C., rare butterscotch natural Baltic Amber crown and stem, silver hand chased accents,  two  touchmarks (woman's head w crescent and ? K)  on edge of bowl - Turkish? This is a wonderful pipe when you consider raw materials, design, artistry, details and age - 4 small horses in exceptionally realistic detail and better for balance.    $1695   Federal Sheraton Chest, Rare Small Size, New England, C.1810 Cherry drawers & birch case, original scrolled and brass detailed back splash, Crotch Mahogany banding on case around drawers, ousted 4 corners w. turned and reeded cherry legs, high turned feet, older replaced brasses, older refinishing, 40"W x 46"H x 21"D    $1895
   

 

     
  New England Ladder Back Chair Set of 6, Early 19th C., rare style, wonderful egg turned finials, all handmade and slightly different, pegged, appropriate wear, soft original rich brown finish, all original 40"H x 19"W x 14"D, 17" seat H   

Curly Maple Drop Leaf Harvest Table C. 1950's, Copy of early 19th C. (C.1820), will accommodate 8 chairs, 72"L x 43"W with  10" drops up, 30"H  

Table & Chair Set $2895

 

 

 

Rare Bronze Cranberry Bell Jar Hanging Lamp, Anglo Indian, 19th C., Rare Gilt Figural Embossed Design, Hand Blown, Smoke Bell, Made for the wealthy English market, an elegant design, candle converted to electric, otherwise all original. 22"H x 11"W, $895

 

 

 
           
  Sofa Table, Walnut C. 1885, Rare American Rococo Revival, wonderful style, size & condition w. drawer & four butternut paneled accents, older refinishing, 35"W (round) x 11"W (w. leaves down) x 28"H  $595

Top Includes 19th C. Apothecary Box, Chinese w. over 200 coins, Victorian Oil Lamp w. gilt prism collar & early porcelain Chamber Stick w. snuffer

  Early Satinwood Armchair, George III, Polychrome painted C. 1790, English, great form, details & classic design (shield back/open arm) exceptional hand painting of roses, urn & vines, replaced silk on seat, otherwise all original, 37"H x 22"W x 18"  

 

We do appraisals in the off season but still offer free unwritten appraisals year round if you make an appointment and bring in a few items or a detailed description with a few  pictures. You also may find that our shop inventory is helpful in determining the value of pieces you already own since our inventory is large and most items have detailed descriptions. We are always interested in buying outright antiques of quality.

All purchases require a 50% deposit and the balance to be paid within 30 days. Your balance has to clear before pick-up and the pick-up must be scheduled in advance.

Do not consign without asking a few important questions. Is the item insured, how is the item priced and if placed on a website, what is the site name? Most consignments involve shop owners and their website. Your items might also be photographed and placed on larger websites or different places, perhaps with an auctioneer. You should have this information in order to follow an item's sale and final price.

 

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