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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Mar 26, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 840

Rhode Island Chippendale Mahogany Drop Leaf Table

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$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

Newport, circa 1770, dense figured solid mahogany top with drop leaves, set on fluted square legs, rosehead nail construction, sits on modern removable risers that create the effect of Marlboro feet, 28 (29-1/4 with the modern risers) x 21-3/4 x 60-1/4 in.

Note: Illustrated in American Antiques From The Israel Sack Collection, vol. 4, pg. 891, plate P3600.

Provenance: Israel Sack, New York, purchased 1980; Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hennage; Property Deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from the Joseph and June Hennage Collection; all proceeds to benefit the Joseph and June Hennage Collection Acquisition Fund


excellent condition overall, break and repair at top of one leg at joint with gate, typical very minor cracks and checking, original hinges (two lacking half of hinge), typical minor wear at legs and other scattered minor flaws