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VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP TEA TABLE, SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1775

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 12,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP TEA TABLE, SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1775

VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP TEA TABLE, SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1775

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

17,500

USD

VERY FINE AND RARE CHIPPENDALE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TILT-TOP TEA TABLE, SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1775


The top with molded edge, tilting above a slightly tapering ring-turned pedestal with spiral-turned urn, supported by leaf-carved cabriole legs with elongate ball-and-claw feet centering scalloping on the pedestal, base and upper leg; inscribed on the underside of the block J. Amory Haskell.

Height 29 ¼ in. by Width 30 in. by Depth 30 ¼ in.

The top with slight warp near one of the corners, light sun bleaching, and a series of light surface abrasions. One quarter-inch repair to the edge of the top only detectable from underneath near an old 3-inch chip to the underside of the top. One missing screw and some replaced screws on the runners under the top. The standard with a vertical hairline crack and a smaller crack between the legs. One leg with a hairline crack running from below the carved knee to the toe webbing. The standard with old iron brace.


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.

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Americana Collection of the Late Mrs. Amory J. Haskell, Part II, May 20, 1944, lot 372;

Mr. Bernon S. Prentice, Rumson, New Jersey;

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Varick Stout, New York;

Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, New Jersey;

Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, October 18, 1986, sale 6220, lot 509;

Marguerite Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.