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American Classical Mahogany Tilt-Top Center Table

ca. 1825, Philadelphia, school of Quervelle, the top with figured sunburst mahogany veneers, extending to purpleheart lunettes and a rosewood band, raised on a vasiform pedestal with swags and joined to a concave base on paw feet with foliate-carved brackets.
h. 29", dia. 41-1/2", h. with top lifted 53-1/4"

Literature: A drawing of a similar table top from the sketch book of Anthony Quervelle is illustrated on page 107 of Boor, Philadelphia Empire Furniture.

Estimate $500-800

**In polished and restored condition. The French-polished surface exhibits some scattered professional veneer repairs to the top, and normal mars and abrasions to the base beneath the finish. There are some scrubs to the vertical edge of the top, presumably from transportation.

The bolts securing the top to the base are later replacements that are not tight, as originals would be.

There is a raised piece of veneer at the corner of one of the lunettes on the top.

The top is somewhat warped.

One of the carved brackets on the feet is a high-quality replacement.

Unsold
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