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244 Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Table, Charleston, South Carolina, c. 1790, the folding demilune top with round molded edge on a conformingly shaped straight skirt joining four square tapering legs, two of which swing, topped with lily-of-the-valley patera, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 37, dp. 18 1/2 in. Literature: In Rauschenberg and Bivins, The Furniture of Charleston, 1680-1820: Volume II: Neoclassical Furniture, Pembroke and card tables with related inlay are illustrated and discussed, pp. 672-75. $3,000-5,000

244A Federal Mahogany, Walnut, Cherry, and Mahogany Veneer-inlaid Slant-lid Desk, possibly southeastern United States, c. 1800, the fall-front opens to a shell-inlaid prospect door flanked by document drawers faced with gilt-leather bindings and string-inlaid drawers, above a case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers, on slightly flaring French feet, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/4, wd. 42, dp. 20 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...

American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...