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American & Western Auction | March 8, 2024

Fri, Mar 8, 2024 10:00AM EST
  • Estate of Barbara F. Chatham
Lot 668

Rare North Carolina Federal Inlaid Walnut Table

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

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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

Piedmont, Catawba River Valley, 1800-1810, with rectangular top over a single drawer with divided interior and elaborately inlaid facing with vine and leaf sprays, centering the initials "PH", banded surround, drawer flanked by bookends, tapered square legs with bellflower and line inlay, yellow pine secondary, finished back with bellflower inlaid rear legs, 29 x 21-1/2 x 25-1/2 in.

Provenance: Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Note: This table is closely related to a small group of tables from the Catawba River Valley that have been documented by MESDA. See for example, MESDA files S-14359 and S-14360.


good overall, later interior braces for drawer guidance, small loss at one leg cuff, small patch to drawer lip at lock, drawer pull moved or replaced, other typical surface wear bumps and stains with minor cracks to top and some traces of early white paint

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Estate of Barbara F. Chatham, Ronda and Roaring Gap, North Carolina