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3417T Marlborough
August 3, 2020 12:00 PM - August 13, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Maple Table with Marble Top

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3417T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 03, 2020 12:00PM


Maple Table with Marble Top, made by Captain Samuel Dakin, Concord, Massachusetts, early 18th century, the gray-veined marble slap top set into a molded octagonal frame on four turned tapering legs joined by an apron with eight arches, turned acorn pendants, and canted concave corners, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 32 1/2, dp. 19 3/4 in.

Note: "This table was made by Capt. Samuel Dakin for his wife the grandmother Bathsheba Dakin Brooks in the first part of the 18th century./The stone was from the limestone quarry in Lincoln, Mass. Capt. Dakin was killed in action in "the old French and Indian War) July 20, 1756./On the death of Bathsheba (Dakin) Brooks in 1847 it passed by inheritance to her daughter Tryphena (Brooks) Smith wife of Cyrus Smith and/upon his death on Jan. 3, 1882 to their son Lewis P. Smith and upon his death on May 30, 1901 to his son Howard R. Smith."
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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Cyrus Smith, Bathsheba Dakin Brooks, Lewis P. Smith, Samuel Dakin, Howard R. Smith, Tryphena, Tryphena (Brooks) Smith, Lincoln