Lot 236
North Carolina Queen Anne Mahogany Tilt Top Tea Table
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Wilmington, circa 1760-75, circular single board tilt top with batten and dovetailed box support, distinctive ring and urn turned standard, tripod base with notches to underside of knee, raised pad snake foot.

27.25 x 32 x 31.5 in.

Reference: The Magazine Antiques, May 1990, Furniture of lower Cape Fear, North Carolina, by John Bivins, Jr., Pages 1202 - 1213; Page 1203: Pl. III.; further example referenced: Wilmington Furniture 1720-1860, John Bivins, Jr., Page 34: 7 Tea Table.

While the dovetailed birdcage and battens are period, given the shadow marks and original screw holes, they appear later to the top; bottom ring of standard with one inch fill and surface color added; tight but stable hairline to standard; two legs with tight but stable hairlines; underside of feet show evidence of casters.

$2,000 - 3,000