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Federal Mahogany Inlaid Breakfast Table

Auction:
2585B
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$20,145$17,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Breakfast Table, probably Charleston, South Carolina, c. 1800, the oval drop-leaf top bordered in checkered banding on a conforming skirt with drawer joining square, tapering legs inlaid with foliate devices within ovals on the dies, with checkered banding below continuing to stringing, on brass cap casters, refinished, ht. 28 1/2, wd. closed 20 1/2, dp. 37 in.

Literature: John Bivins, Jr., et al.,The Furniture of Charleston 1680-1820, Volume II: Neoclassical Furniture, pp. 699-700, figures NT-62A, B, and C, shows and discusses a breakfast table with similar inlaid dies.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

secondary woods walnut and

Keywords

Charleston, South Carolina, John Bivins , Jr., Berkeley County, South Carolina, Charleston County, South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area, Furniture

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