Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, January 31, 1993, sale 6392, lot 1251; Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
To date, this is the only known American tea table with an elliptical piecrust top. As such the top was never initially dished with a lathe but rather the dishing and scalloping of the top was all executed by hand.
Refinished. Patch repair around latchplate. Battens possibly reset. 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.