This table is constructed identically to the labeled John Townsend Pembroke table in the Wunsch collection (see Morrison Heckscher, John Townsend: Newport Cabinetmaker, (New York” Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005), p. 176-7, no. 45).
Overall fine condition.
Secondary woods: chestnut, maple and white pine 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.