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Georgian Mahogany Veneer Dressing Table

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3195B
Lot:
490
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Mahogany Veneer Dressing Table, England, 18th century and later, oak secondary woods, molded top, frieze with three drawers, cabriole legs, ht. 27, wd. 29 1/4, dp. 18 3/4 in.

Literature: This lot is contextualized in Imagining Ichabod: My Journey Into 18th-Century America Through History, Food, and a Georgian House, by Paula Bennett (Bauer and Dean: New York, 2016). Imagining Ichabod is described as a "warm, personal account of life in an eighteenth-century house and the search for its first inhabitants... [which offers] a fascinating glimpse into [the United States'] colonial period and its years as a fledgling republic."
Estimate $200-300

Later parts, top replaced, brasses replaced.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paula Bennett, Cabriole leg, Culture, Furniture, Georgian language, Georgian scripts, Human behavior, Languages of Asia, Lowboy, United Kingdom, United States

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