Additional Information: A most unusual and likely unique generously proportioned
table…the round top pivots on a swing leg frame that nests within outer frame
[legs/stretcher] resting on well-arched cutout trestle feet. The substantial legs featuring
block, vase, and ring turnings are joined by equally substantial sausage and ring turned
stretchers having blocked ends and centers. The table displays good color and patina.
Measurement: Height: 27"; top open: 31.75" x 31.5”; top closed: 31.75" x 12.5"
Material: Maple, [some figure] chestnut
Condition: Excellent, possibly original surface, dry patina
Additional Information: Scarce small size…rectangular thumb molded top with
rounded ends above a shaped skirt of chestnut, raised on shaped legs having slight
ridge at knee and resting on pad feet. Top retains undisturbed original wooden pegs.
Measurement: Height: 27.75"; top open: 43.25" x 36.25"; top closed: 36.25" x 12.25"
Material: Mahogany and Northeast white pine
Condition: Retains old, possibly original surface, one hinge is an antique replacement
Additional Information: The top with drop leaves featuring invected corners on a
shaped apron joining cabriole legs resting on very good claw & ball feet; legs have
ridged knees. Wonderful old color, possibly original surface.
Measurement: Height: 27.25"; top open: 40.75" x 41.75"; top closed: 41.75" x 13.5"
Condition: Appears that the table took a tumble early in its life, cracks under leg blocks
that are difficult to see have been expertly attended to, else fine, nice old surface.
Additional Information: The rounded top with perfect rule joints and dropleaves above
a carved and applied shaped skirt joining fixed and swing shaped and tapering legs
resting on pad feet. Table retails an old surface of rich color and patina, possibly
Measurement: Height: 29"; top open: 33.25"; x 29"; top closed: 29" x 18"
Material: Butternut [white walnut] and hard Southern yellow pine
Condition: Generally, very good, natural shrinkage gap to top, small edge repair to
drop leaf. Old surface may be original.
Additional Information: A Federal table having a lively grained rectangular top above a
plain molded apron accommodating swing-out leaf supports and a single drawer
featuring applied beaded face edge molding and retaining original brass hardware. The
table is raised on double-tapered legs.
Measurement: Height: 26"; top (down): 36" x 24.25"; top (up): 36" x 38.5"
Material: Maple, Chestnut, and white pine
Condition: Very good, wear to foot pads.
Additional Information: Slightly oval top, nearly round top on a triangular apron
displaying a profile common to Rhode Island; the apron joining turned and tapered legs
resting on pad feet. The table displays nice old color.
(H: 27"; top: 41.75 by 15.25"; top leaves up: 48.25 by 41.75")
Maple and pine
The rectangular top featuring rounded ends above a frieze with single drawer raised on
block and turned legs joined by conforming stretchers…continuing to feet.
Minor imperfections and repairs commensurate with age and use, nice color, full height.
Perfectly balanced overhang as related to position of legs, beautifully
turned feet resting on full pads.
Provenance: Israel Sack, New York; John Walton, Connecticut: Schiffor Family,
Connecticut: Wayne Pratt, Connecticut. AAAWT to private collector.
(Repair to one leg; Height: 28"; length: 28")
An as-found, unrestored early dropleaf table of small size in historic surface. The
scrubbed top with rule joints displays a robust patina; plain apron with fly rails raised on
block and baluster turned legs resting on remnants of button feet. It is obvious that the
table was used in a room where the floor was frequently washed/scrubbed with lye.
Wear to feet, any other imperfections are minor, commensurate to age and use.
(Height: 26.5"; top leaves down: 42" x 14"; top leaves up: 42" x 38.5")
A choice small size table having falling leaves, the oval top above straight skirt retaining original drawer:
the frame joining block, mirrored vase, and ring turned legs which are joined by similarly turned robust
stretchers. The table rests on original feet. Any minor imperfections commensurate with age and use.
(Height: 27.25"; top leaves up: 36 x 46.5"; top leaves down: 36 x 14.75")
Rectangular top with rounded ends and “D”-shaped leaves on plain apron featuring pierced and scrolled brackets supported by outstanding block and turned legs joined by similarly turned stretchers; the whole resting on robust original feet. Very good old color.
(Dimensions: Opened: H: 29.5"; Top: 57.5 by 62.25")
The rectangular top with straight leaves above a shaped apron with carved returns and raised on cabriole legs ending in bold platform pad feet. (Ex-Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan; H: 28.25", top with leaves down: 16.5 by 46", top with leaves up: 45.5 by 46")
Literature: This table is pictured and discussed in American Furniture, Luke Beckerdite, Chipstone Foundation, 2005. Early Rhode Island Turning by Erick Kyle Gronning and Andrew Carr, pages 2 to 21; figures 20 and 21.
Provenance: Gustave J. S. White, Inc., Portsmouth, Rhode Island; sold to John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to E. Martin Wunsch, New York; sold to a private collection, by 2006.
Documented: The Rhode Island Furniture Archive at the Yale University Art Gallery
[Object number: RIF579]
(Hinges replaced, other very minor imperfections; H: 27.25"; top leaves down: 41 by 16.25"; top leaves up: 41 by 49.75")
The Rectangular top on "Chippendale" style shaped apron joining string-inlaid "Hepplewhite" style legs; old, likely original surface.
(Good condition commensurate with age and use, few minor and scattered light scratches; 200-years of dark patina to center board; top would benefit from being "rubbed-out", else fine (H: 27.5", top with leaves down: 17 by 47.25", top with leaves up: 47.25 by 47.25").
The top with drop-leafs having rounded corners on ogee aprons is raised on a lyre/vasiform pedestal resting on molded scrolled base with casters.
(H: 29.25": top leaves down: 41.25 by 21": top leaves up: 41.25 by 47.75")
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