Lot 166
Rare Virginia Federal Mahogany Sewing Table
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed to Richmond, circa 1810, mahogany veneer, mahogany, yellow pine and white pine secondary, rectangular solid top with canted corners, two stacked cock beaded drawers, the upper drawer featuring a hinged writing lid with divided compartments, above a pull-out slide frame for a work bag, supported by lyre supports with brass rods, reeded and ring turned stretcher, arched legs with inlaid elongated teardrop and diamond raised on ball feet.

29.75 x 20.5 x 16 in.

Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia

Belonged to owner’s ancestor, Susan Nicholas Parker, wife of William Parker of Sussex county, Virginia, then to her daughter, Alice Parker Burwell (1843-1927), born in Sussex county, but lived in Richmond, Virginia as an adult.

Retaining MESDA label inside of drawer S-6854.

Some cock beading loss to the lower drawer; later green baize; no key; missing work bag; break and repair to left lyre at lower joint.

$1,500 - 2,500