• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2200

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints

    30 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    A Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table

    BOSTON-AREA, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A Queen Anne Carved Walnut Dressing Table
    Boston-Area, Massachusetts, circa 1760
    Appears to retain original hardware, repair to left rear leg, patch to right rear foot, top possibly of a later date
    29½ in. high, 34¼ in. wide, 21½ in. deep


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    Provenance

    According to family tradition the dressing table was owned by either Sargeant Joseph and his wife Hannah (Clesson) Allen (1701-1785) or their son Zebulon and his wife Freedom (Cooley) Allen (1727-1786) of Northfield in the Connectiut River Valley
    Samuel Clesson Allen (1727-1842)
    Elisha Hunt Allen (1804-1883)
    Mary Jane Allen (1860-1946), daughter
    Priscilla Allen (1904-1996)
    By descent to the present owner


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