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Mahogany Neoclassical Tilt Top Table, probably Boston, c.1830


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While tilt-top tables were a popular Colonial and Federal form, at this time, it was clearly less popular, as few Neoclassical examples are found. This table has a highly figured solid mahogany top which is chamfered underneath, giving a more streamlined appearance, the battens are also developed, indicating a piece whose craftsman left no detail unworked.  The legs are carved and shaped with a double scroll and the feet are of a small, tight, restrained style…definitely a very cosmopolitan table.

Height: 29 3/4 in.  Width: 24 1/2 in. Depth: 18 3/4 in.
$8,500
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