November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
Lot 75
 

75

A Queen Anne carved mahogany tilt-top candlestand
Labeled by Thomas Burling (active, 1769-1797), New York, NY, circa 1770

Baluster support, cabriole legs on pad feet, with label to underside, "Made and Sold by THOMAS BURLING, in Chappel-Street NEW YORK."

H: 28 1/4 in. Dia: 24 in.

Provenance

According to oral history, Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791), descended in the family to Joseph Hopkinson (1775-1842), to Francis Hopkinson (1796-1870), to Elizabeth Biddle Baird, to Francis Baird.
Christie's, New York, Sale 5952, January 2001, lot 41
Private collection.

Sold for $5,355
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Baluster support, cabriole legs on pad feet, with label to underside, "Made and Sold by THOMAS BURLING, in Chappel-Street NEW YORK."

Provenance

According to oral history, Francis Hopkinson (1737-1791), descended in the family to Joseph Hopkinson (1775-1842), to Francis Hopkinson (1796-1870), to Elizabeth Biddle Baird, to Francis Baird.
Christie's, New York, Sale 5952, January 2001, lot 41
Private collection.

Note

Francis Hopkinson was an early politician and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was born in Philadelphia, but later moved to Bordentown, New Jersey.

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