A Federal Satinwood Inlaid Mahogany Pembroke Table
new england, 1803
the two D-form drop-leaves opening to an oval top, the frieze fitted with a single drawer, raised on square tapering legs headed by fan paterae and inlaid to show hanging bellflower swags, the underside inscribed Cullen 1803 in pencil.
Height 28 3/4 x width 21 3/8 x depth 34 1/4 inches.
Estimate $ 20,000-40,000
Property from a Midwestern Collection
Descended in the Trowbridge family, New Haven, Connecticut
Israel Sack Inc., New York
Sold: Sotheby's New York, January 20, 2005, Lot 1215
In good, sturdy, attractive and usable condition. Fairly even old finish but with later waxing. Having light surface wear (nicks and scratches) consistent with age, a little heavier to the top. Circular watermarks to top.
Drawer opens and closes smoothly. Drawer bottom with age splits and separation. Additional photos available upon request.