Offered by: Antiquario Villas and Cottages
1023 Main Street South Woodbury, CT 06798 , United States Call Seller 203.263.2211


Baltimore Federal Japanned Needlework Table

$ 5,000
  • Description
    An American Federal period needlework or sewing table from Baltimore. Lockable drawer, slide accessible cloth 'purse', turned cross stretchers; with original painted surface and brass casters. The stenciling on all four friezes and corners, and simplicity of the Japanned courtiers, are consistent with painted Middle Atlantic or Southern pieces of this genre. The carriage painting shop of J. & H. Finlay of Baltimore routinely offered paint decorated furniture in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This table is an early specimen of their work on a sewing table from the 1790's.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Maryland
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: hand carved and turned hardwood, painted and Japanned
    Condition: Good. Fine antique condition with replaced red fabric bag
    Creation Date: c.1790
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Americana, Federal, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 600 BEAO
    Incollect Reference #: 379464
  • Dimensions
    W. 20 in; H. 29 in; D. 15 in;
    W. 50.8 cm; H. 73.66 cm; D. 38.1 cm;
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