25 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 9,000
A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF TABLE
28 in. high, 42 7/8 in. wide (open), 37 in. deep
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Exhibiting boldly carved feet and dense, mahogany boards, this drop-leaf table is an exceptionally fine example of the Philadelphia form. It descended in the Bull family, whose ancestors William and Sarah (Wells) Bull built the Bull Stone House (1722) in Goshen, New York, now a museum and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Bull Family, Goshen, New York
Thence by descent in the family
Please note that according to microanalysis, the secondary woods are Beech and White Pine.
PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF THE BULL FAMILY