Descended in the Comstock family to Stephen Comstock whose daughter Julia married Wright Conger and thence by female descent to the Stout family; Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 30, 1995, sale 6660, lot 2194.
Table always had four legs; an incident to back rail or knuckle joint caused the swing rail and part of the stay rail to be replaced, with the proper right rear return now offset.
knee width: 34 3/4 in.
frame width: 32 1/4 in.
knee depth: 17 1/2 in.
frame depth: 15 in. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.