Lot 157
Federal Mahogany Library Table
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Philadelphia, circa 1820, mahogany veneer, poplar and white pine secondary, rectangular top with reeded edge, drop leaf 'D' ends with double butterfly support, two side-by-side cock beaded drawers at one side, the other side with two faux drawers, the table on double supports with turned stretcher and raised on four carved and down-swept legs with turned feet and having tapered brass caps.

28 x 34.5 x 25.5 in., width overall 53.5 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Top with some dark staining, light wear and scratching; top reset; pedestals reset into top; marring and checking especially to the two front legs; rear left leg with crack and repair at knee; all legs appear original but re-braced with later underside iron strap; four bottoms of each corner stile with now later circular cap; drawer guides/medial brace/rear underside back board later; one leaf with cut and reattachment to original board; later pulls (in original holes).

$1,000 - 2,000