06-08-2003 06-08-2003
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2198 Boston
June 8, 2003 10:00 AMCalender

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table

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


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


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