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Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand
Date/Period: Circa 1900


Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, entire view

Measurement: Height: 29.5"; top diameter: 12.75"

Material: Mixed woods

Condition: Very good, feet appropriately restored

Additional Information: A forgotten artistic expression, male quilting, an apt definition
on a basic level, applying bits and pieces of wood [marquetry] rather than scraps of
cloth used to create quilts. Quilting and marquetry both fill flat surfaces with patterns.

A successful design displaying symmetry, exuberant top, apron and stepped circular
base display workmanship of a craftsman of great patience.

$1,450.00

1079-39


Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, entire view 2

Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, top view

Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, detail view

Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, detail view 2

Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, detail view 3

Marquetry Table, Early Edwardian Fern, or Plant Stand, detail view 4



Antique Hepplewhite Table, Federal,
Molded Top, Double Splayed Tapered Legs
New England, Circa 1790


Hepplewhite Table, Federal, Molded Top, Double Splayed Tapered Legs
New England, Circa 1790, angle view

A delicate well proportioned table displaying good color and patina Birch and Cherry
(Generally v. good condition, minor and extremely shallow light scratches to top that are easily remedied;
H: 27.5", top: 30.75 by 18")

$1,685

271-39


Hepplewhite Table, Federal, Molded Top, Double Splayed Tapered Legs
New England, Circa 1790, entire view
Hepplewhite Table, Federal, Molded Top, Double Splayed Tapered Legs
New England, Circa 1790, top detail



Hepplewhite Tapered and Splayed Leg Table, Original Surface, Nice Size
Pennsylvania, Circa 1810
Walnut, mortice/tenon and peg joinery


Antique Hepplewhite Tapered and Splayed Leg Table in Original Surface, Circa 1810, angle view 1

(Old ring stains on top, else fine; H: 29.75”, top: 26.5 by 19”)

$1,435

410-146


Antique Hepplewhite Tapered and Splayed Leg Table in Original Surface, Circa 1810, angle view 2
Antique Hepplewhite Tapered and Splayed Leg Table in Original Surface, Circa 1810, top view



Marquetry Decorated Folk Art Table, A MASTERPIECE by Joseph Konieczny
Signed Underside: Joseph Konieczny, 6462 Pieces [Rochester, New York
Date/Period: Circa 1920 - SOLD


Marquetry Decorated Folk Art Table, A MASTERPIECE by Joseph Konieczny Signed Underside: Joseph Konieczny, 6462 Pieces [Rochester, New York, entire view

Measurement: Height: 30.5"; top: 29" x 51.5"

Material: Mixed woods…the center motif dyed

Condition: Outstanding original condition

Additional Information: A monumental and noteworthy American folk art expression, a
highpoint of gentleman’s quilting [marquetry] inspired and unique…6,462 carefully cut
pieces assembled to display and amazingly creative, and masterful composition.

Outstanding artistic expression, male quilting, an apt definition on a basic level,
applying bits and pieces of wood [marquetry] rather than scraps of cloth used to create
quilts. Quilting and marquetry both fill flat surfaces with patterns.

The successful design, perfect symmetry, exuberant top, apron and medial shelf
display the fine and exacting workmanship of a master craftsman of great patience.
Each decorative element including the layered chip carved pieces ornamenting edges,
borders and surfaces work in concert forming a unified whole, a tribute to the
imagination, originality, and exceptional skill of the maker who owned a grocery store.

A clock consisting of 22,000 individual pieces of marquetry, made by the same artist
appeared in Ripley's Believe it or Not. Mr. Konieczny invested 4.5-years of his life,
working 8-hours per/day to complete the project.

SOLD

327-23





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