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Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table

Auction:
2198
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table, Massachusetts, 1765-80, the circular top turns on a pillared birdcage platform on a turned and fluted support and tripod cabriole leg base, the knees carved with pectin shells continuing to claw and ball feet, old mellow patina, (very minor restoration), ht. 28, dia. 30 in.

Provenance: Mary R. Atwood Antiques, Watertown, Connecticut.

Literature: American Furniture, Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, by Joseph Downs, plate 385, shows what appears to be a nearly identical table.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Massachusetts, Tea Table, Connecticut, Watertown, Mary R. Atwood Antiques, Joseph Downs, Cabriole leg, Furniture