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Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 791

Rare Charleston Federal Inlaid Mahogany Card Table

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

South Carolina, 1795-1810, inlaid astragal figured mahogany top, inlaid skirt centering inlaid panel with vase of flowers, leg tops each with oak leaf and acorn tinted inlaid oval patera, inlaid tapered square legs, white pine secondary with ash fly frame, two gate legs, 29-1/4 x 36 x 17-1/2 in.

Note: A closely related card table with identical inlaid central urn and floral patera is illustrated in Rauschenberg and Bivins, Jr., The Furniture of Charleston, 1680-1820, vol. 2, pg. 687, fig. NT-51.

Provenance: A Private Collection


cracks and minor repairs at one front leg, other front leg broken and repaired with later tenon, currently loose and will need stabilizing for use, small strip patches at top edge of gate legs, later glue blocks for top, central marquetry panel with small areas of loss and infill, typical veneer cracks and checking with scattered repairs