Lot 152
New England Federal Inlaid Demilune Server
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Attributed to Boston, late 18th century, mahogany veneer, white pine and poplar secondary, top with banded veneer front edge above a central bow-front drawer above a recessed compartment with hinged cabinet door having an open interior flanked by two false panels, applied arched surround, flanked to each side by an upper convex corner drawer that is hinged at the rear corner above two convex hinged cabinet doors, open interior, raised on four legs, the front two of trapezoid form and the rear two square tapered form, light and dark wood string inlay throughout, the leg stiles with distinctive dot and string inlay.

38 x 48 x 23.75 in.

From the Collection of the late Dr. & Mrs. Henry C. and Barbara Landon III, Wilmington, North Carolina

Craig and Tarlton, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

A rare form, the drawer and cabinet doors featuring fine book-matched mahogany veneers.

Heavy scratching and wear and alligatoring to top surface; later pulls; later hinges; right cabinet door with shrinkage crack and repair to hinge edge.

$3,000 - 5,000