The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
Property from the Estate of Margaret P. Gregory
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770

21 January 2021 • New York

The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770
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The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Margaret P. Gregory

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The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770

The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table, Probably Middletown, Connecticut, circa 1770

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Current bid:

4,000

USD

(1 bid, reserve met)

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

14:12:46

14:12:46

January 21, 03:10 PM (GMT)

January 21, 03:10 PM (GMT)

Description

Property from the Estate of Margaret P. Gregory

The Wells-Hubbard-Taintor Family Diminutive Queen Anne Figured Maple Dressing Table

Probably Middletown, Connecticut

circa 1770


inscribed on proper left drawer side, Charles M Taintor / May 17th / of 1853. Appears to retains its original cast brass hardware and surface

Height 31 1/4 in. by Width 30 3/4 in. by Depth 20 5/8 in.

Condition report

Retains an early dark historic surface. With general overall marks, nicks, tiny losses and repairs commensurate with age and use. Top quite loose and partially detached from proper front left side. The top with scattered old water stains. Top with shrinkage crack to top boards. Proper left front corner of top warped upwards. Age cracks to feet. Appears to retain its original hardware. Back board with three rectangular holes. Lower row of small drawer with vertical shrinkage leaving a slight gap atop of drawers and drawer divider. Bearing old paper label to inside of top drawer.


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Provenance

Probable line of descent:

Col. David Wells (1723-1814) m. Mary Taintor (1727-1815), Colchester, Connecticut;

David Wells Jr. (1750-1816) m. Phebe Hubbard (1740-1786), Middletown, Connecticut;

Charles Taintor (1787-1864) m. Phebe Hubbard Wells (1786-1848), Shelburne, Massachusetts;

Charles Michael Taintor (1817-1905) m. Mary Lord (1822-1883), Shelburne, Massachusetts;

Charles Eugene Andrews (1852-1930) m. Mary Hubbard Taintor (1847-1875), Glastonbury, Connecticut;

George Wyatte Andrews (1881-1969) m. Hattie Pease Chapman (1881-1985), Glastonbury, Connecticut;

Florene Maine, Ridgefield, Connecticut in the 1970s.