1119
1119

DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN FURNITURE AND FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF ANNIE ABRAM AND STEVE NOVAK

The Bradford-Johnston-Drake-Houghton Family Fine and Rare Federal Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Birchwood Games Table, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1805
Estimation
15 00025 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
1119

DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN FURNITURE AND FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF ANNIE ABRAM AND STEVE NOVAK

The Bradford-Johnston-Drake-Houghton Family Fine and Rare Federal Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Birchwood Games Table, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1805
Estimation
15 00025 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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The Bradford-Johnston-Drake-Houghton Family Fine and Rare Federal Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Birchwood Games Table, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Circa 1805
appears to retain its original surface.
Height 30 1/4 in. by Width 36 in. by Depth 17 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Hannah Bradford (circa 1800);
Mary Bradford Johnston (circa 1827);
William Bradford Johnston (circa 1847);
Hattie Johnston Drake (circa 1867);
Francis Drake Houghton (circa 1891);
Dorothy Houghton Bearce (circa 1891);
Barbara Bearce Tuneski (circa 1936);
Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, Connecticut.

Description

According to the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Francis Drake Houghton was a descendant of William Bradford, and certified as such by the Society on December 2, 1911.  For a Portsmouth games table with identical legs see Portsmouth Furniture: Masterworks from the New Hampshire Seacoast, ed. Brock Jobe, (Boston, MA: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities; Hanover, NH: Distributed by University Press of New England, 1993), pp. 259-61, no. 62).

Important Americana

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New York