Federal Mahogany Inlaid Breakfast Table
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B
- Date / Time :
- March 04, 2012 11:00AM
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.
secondary woods walnut and