Fine American Classical Mahogany Work Table

Baltimore or Philadelphia, 1810-1820, figured and banded top with turned outset corners and brass caps, centering two dovetailed drawers, underside of top drawer with indistinct scratched inscription, double lyre form base with finely carved legs with scrolls and athemions, on brass paw casters, 31 x 23-1/4 x 15-1/4 in.

Note: The distinctive carved legs of this work table are nearly identical to a sofa table in the Banks collection. See lot 17.

Provenance:The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia


very good condition overall, replaced brasses and locks, scattered veneer cracks, minor losses and repairs, especially at base banding, upper drawer lacking fitted tray, some checking and finish distress to top, other scattered minor flaws

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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