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3360T Marlborough
April 1, 2020 12:00 PM - April 13, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Queen Anne Inlaid Tiger Maple Dressing Table

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3360T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM


Queen Anne Inlaid Tiger Maple Dressing Table, Massachusetts, c. 1730-50, with molded top centering an inlaid mariner's compass, above a case of three drawers framed by double arch-moldings and a valanced skirt with turned drop pendants, on cabriole legs ending in pad feet, old refinish, old replaced Federal period brasses reading "Nothing without Labor," (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, case wd. 29, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: A handwritten letter addressed to Miss. Hazel Hoyt (Haines) Newton, dated February 2, 1908, presents this "Curly-Maple" table to her, on the occasion of her 17th birthday. In the note it is related that the table was presented to the family by Hazel's great-grandmother Mrs. Mary (Morse) Haines c. the 1850s. The letter also states "it is said that [the table] was brought from Scotland over two hundred years ago."
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Glue blocks off but present, drop finials off but present. Age cracks to top, screws holding top exposed. The right front ?leg has been repaired at the hip/where it meets the apron and the pad foot has been spliced.

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.


Mary, Hazel Hoyt, Hazel Hoyt (Haines), Scotland, Anne Inlaid Tiger Maple Dressing, Mary (Morse) Haines