Tea Table, Tilt Top, Dished Top
Probably Newport, Rhode Island
Circa 1760 to 1770
Fine mahogany and birch tipping block
In the manner of Job Townsend and John Goddard, the pillar variant is a pleasant departure from the more common Palladian column. Classic details include signature shaped cleats, dish edge profile, and great wood.
(Dimensions: 29.75" top diameter, 27" H.)
Porringer Top Tea Table
Maple and cherry
The rectangular top with outset cusped rounded corners, projecting above a scalloped apron, raised on molded legs. The table appears to be a successful marriage of period elements and style; Queen Anne style top on Chippendale legs; each of the corner lobes are pieced; two-board top probably retrofitted from period drop-leaf table (shaped and joined). A functional table created generations ago at a most attractive price. (H: 26.5"; top: 33.5 by 30.5")
Breakfast or Tea Table, Tilt Top Birdcage
Circa 1775 to 1790
This example with generously proportioned round top; molded cleats secure the two-board top to the birdcage with turned posts raised on robust urn-turned standard raised on tripod base resting on feet with full pads.
(Dimensions: 28" H, 38" top diameter)
Tea Table, Queen Anne, Mahoganized Maple
Circa 1760 to 1780
The circular top tilts over urn and ring-turned tapering pedestal raised on beautifully arched cabriole legs, the undersides notch-carved as is the base of standard where legs are joined; the legs resting on slightly ridged slipper feet retaining full pads. Excellent condition, old refinish with good color.
Dimensions: 28.75" H, 33.25" top diameter.
Tea Table, Queen Anne
Circa 1740 to 1780
Maple, traces of original brown stain - SOLD
The top with molded edge is made of two boards and is pinned to frame rails; nice cut-out brackets at lower corner of each rail which are tenoned and pinned into the legs. The whole raised on elegant figured maple legs resting on extraordinary full pad feet. (H: 27"; top: 35.5 by 30.75".)
410-59 - SOLD
Tea Table, Tray Top
Cherry - SOLD
The nearly square top with applied moldings on apron featuring a finely executed carved and applied molding; cabriole legs resting on turned pad feet. Top with old shrinkage fissures repaired from underneath; small section of molding restored and molding corners re-approximated. (Height: 25.25 inches; top: 28 x 22.5 inches)
274-92 - SOLD
Tea Table, Tip Top
The three-board top is dished with molded edge; shaped cleats pivot on birdcage atop baluster turned standard raised on cabriole legs ending in snake feet.
(Height: 28.75 inches; top diameter: 34.5 inches.)
Tea Table, Oval Top, Button Feet
This example in old refinish is delicately proportioned; the two-board top features a generous overhang and is pinned to a plain apron raised on fine turned legs with small button feet. (Top: 33 by 25.5-inches.)
Oval Top Tea Table
Circa 1740 to 1765
Maple - SOLD
The two-board oval top overhanging straight apron with simple quarter-round convex bracket responds raised on turned and tapered legs terminating in turned pad feet. Old refinish. (Top measures 34.5 by 26.75-inches; Height: 26.75-inches.)
270-3 - SOLD
Table, Tea Table, Queen Anne
Mid 18th Century
Maple, in old surface
The molded two-board top on cut-out skirt raised on delicate tapering legs ending in fine pad feet; wood pins affixing the top are undisturbed; during its functional life a few nails were been added. A lovely example with its top measuring 25 by 33"; H: 27.75".
Tea Table, Square Tilt Top, Queen Anne
A mahogany tilt-top table with classic Newport, Rhode Island features including full length stepped and molded cleats joined to the block centering the ring turned tapered post raised on the classic tripod arched cabriole legs that are stepped above the knees in the stylish Newport fashion. The legs terminate in graceful bulbous platform pad feet. (Height: 26 inches; top: 30 x 30.25 inches.)
Tip-Top Birdcage Tea Table
Walnut with single board top - SOLD
The dished top pivoting on birdcage with short robust balusters; a perfectly tapered column with outstanding compressed ball; the whole raised on cabriole legs ending with claw and ball feet. Probably the original surface; minor imperfections. See Sack, Fine Points, page 260; the identical table published therein as BEST. (Height: 27.5 inches; diameter: 32 inches.)
410-51 - SOLD
Maple...desirable small size
OLD RED PAINTED SURFACE - SOLD
As depicted, generously overhanging top on plain apron raised on turned splayed legs Resting on pad feet. Table retains much of the original red painted surface; some additional nailing to top, all else fine.
(Height: 26-inches; top: 24 by 36-inches.)
274-64 - SOLD
Country Tilt-Top Tea-Table
Walnut - SOLD
As depicted, delicate proportions and great color...the dished-top tilting and turning on bird cage with turned posts, supported by the baluster turned standard raised on well arched slab-cut cabriole legs ending in padded snake feet. Nice old color, great patina and excellent condition. (Height: 27.5 inches; top diameter: 28 inches.)
274-55 - SOLD