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    Sale 2010

    Christie's Interiors

    10 - 11 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 656

    A FEDERAL BIRD'S-EYE MAPLE VENEERED WORK TABLE,

    PHILADELPHIA, 1810-1820,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FEDERAL BIRD'S-EYE MAPLE VENEERED WORK TABLE,
    Philadelphia, 1810-1820,
    Appears to retain its original brasses
    30¼ in. (76.8cm.) high, 21in. (53.3cm.) wide, 16in. (40.6cm.) deep


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    For a related table possibly by Michel Bouvier (1792-1874), see Beatrice B. Garvan, Federal Philadelphia, 1785-1825: The Athens of the Western World (Philadelphia, 1987), pp. 34-35, plate 7.

    Provenance

    The Lennig family, Philadelphia.
    Thence by descent in the family.