Chippendale Slate Top Mixing Table, Housatonic Valley, Original Red Surface
Massachusetts or Connecticut Date/Period: 18th Century
Measurement: Height: 33"; width: 42"; depth: 21"
Material: Maple, birch, and white pine
Additional Information: The moldings securing slate top are secured by rarely
encountered corner joints of Chinese tradition. This piece is from a very old Berkshires
collection; it was found in the Berkshires and was likely made there.
Diminutive Early William & Mary Table, Rare Small Size, New England Date/Period: 1700-1720
Measurement: Height: 21.5"; top: 28.25" x 16.25", posts ate 1.75” in diameter
Material: Maple and Northeastern white pine
Condition: Very good, full height; fissures to top, cleats added to underside of top
Additional Information: Rectangular top having molded edges projecting over a plain
apron raised on robustly turned legs joined by molded stretchers. Traces of early red
paint are more prevalent on underside.
Ramblings: This table is related to early tavern and/or worktable forms however this
table is unique in its diminutive scale. The well-used top, darkened with age and
use…displaying the vestiges of time suggests that it may have been used at the hearth
facilitating food preparation. Nutting displays a small table standing at 22-inches that he
suggests may have been used to serve coffee or tea. The full foot survival may speak to
a static position rather than being dragged around a sandy tavern floor for many
Worktable, Classical, Empire Writing – Sewing Table, Pedestal Base Date/Period: Circa 1830-1850
Measurement: Height: 28.5"; top: 22" x 23.25"
Material: Highly figured mahogany, birds eye maple; displays well as is…will be
spectacular post cleaning.
Condition: Generally, very good, small period patch in top as depicted
Additional Information: American Classical [or Empire] worktable…the nearly square
top on ogee apron raised on outstanding octagonal baluster standard resting on square
base…stepped plinth with ogee feet. The lid opens to a fitted interior containing a
writing slope, and side-by-side pen trays centered by thirteen lidded storage sections.
Outstanding book matched veneers.
Antique Work Table
Three Drawer Ladies Work Stand
Burl Maple Veneer, Tulip Poplar and White Pine
The slightly overhanging top with rounded corners over a conforming case having three drawers featuring ovolu-fronts with turned knobs; top drawer is fitted. The case is set on a stepped octagonal pedestal ornamented with cove and ogee molding raised on conforming platform resting on scrolled feet.
Dimensions: 31" H, 16.5 by 20.5" top.
Sheraton Work Table, Elliptical Molded Top, Sliding Sewing Bag Frame
Likely Boston, circa 1815
Mixed solid woods and veneers
Please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion.
(28 by 18 by 18”)
High Quality Sheraton Worktable, Outset Corners, Reeded Legs
Boston or North Shore of Massachusetts Date/Period: 1815-1825
Measurement: Height: 29.5"; top: 16.25" x 19.75"
Material: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, white pine
Condition: Excellent, brass hardware replaced with turned wood pulls in original
Additional Information: A fine Federal work/side table displaying good color and
surface; rectangular top with molded edge and fluted turreted corners above a
conforming case with two graduated drawers with applied beaded edge. The table is
raised on ring and baluster-turned reeded tapered legs ending in ringed cuffs resting on
Worktable, Canted Corners, Outstanding Form & Wood, Salem, Massachusetts
Dainty and delicate a fine octagonal sewing table
Date/Period: Circa 1810 - SOLD
Measurement: Height: 28.25”, case: 22” by 16”
Material: Mahogany, fine figured mahogany veneers, mixed wood inlays
Additional Information: The slightly projecting inlaid top above conforming
apron containing a single fitted drawer above sewing-bag frame… A unique
feature is the cross banded top featuring a light wood pattern inlay
that matches that on base. The whole raised on classic turned, tapered
and reeded legs favored by Salem shop traditions such as Nehemiah Adams.
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