Christie's New York, January 23, 1988, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, lot 379; Israel Sack Inc., New York, NY; Sotheby's New York, January 23, 2011, Property from the Hascoe Family Collection, sale 8724, lot 70
For a closely related table probably made by Eliphalet Chapin, see John T. Kirk, Connecticut Furniture of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Hartford, CT, 1967, fig. 169.
top cracked and filled, crack approximately 23-in. in length, underside of top inscribed "EDW Parsons 145 Capital Avenue, Hartford, Conn.," approximately 11-in. of one cleat replaced, sunbleached, lock ring and key not original, cleats reset, 2 ankles cracked and repaired 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.