16 - 17 January 2003
A CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY MARBLE-TOP CANDLESTAND
New York, 1760-1780
The rounded marble top with pierced brass gallery above a ring and fluted urn-turned standard over a tripartite base, on cabriole legs and ball-and-claw feet
27in. high, 17¾in. diameter of top
John S. Walton, Inc., New York
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Rodriquez Roque, American Furniture at Chipstone (Milwaukee, 1984), fig. 166, pp. 352-353.
Property from the Collection of the Chipstone Foundation, sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
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