April 19, 2016 10:00 EST

American Furniture, Decorative & Folk Art

 
  Lot 4
 

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Federal inlaid mahogany demilune card table
massachusetts or rhode island, circa 1800

The apron with linen fold inlay and stringing throughout.

H: 28 in. W: 36 1/2 in. D: 17 3/8 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Engraved plate affixed to rear rail, "This table was the property of Capt. Elisha May, Attleboro, Mass., who fought at Lexington, Concord & Bunker Hill. Presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association by his great grand daughter Harriet Elizabeth (Fairbrother) Burrough. A daughter of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter -- Rhode Island. 1897."
By descent in the May/Marsh family to his great granddaughter, Harriett Elizabeth Fairbrother Burrough (1844-1924).
Mrs. Burrough lived on Benefit St. in Providence, Rhode Island for many years and presented the table to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in 1897.

Sold for $1,062
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

The apron with linen fold inlay and stringing throughout.

H: 28 in. W: 36 1/2 in. D: 17 3/8 in.

Provenance: Property Deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
Engraved plate affixed to rear rail, "This table was the property of Capt. Elisha May, Attleboro, Mass., who fought at Lexington, Concord & Bunker Hill. Presented to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association by his great grand daughter Harriet Elizabeth (Fairbrother) Burrough. A daughter of the American Revolution Gaspee Chapter -- Rhode Island. 1897."
By descent in the May/Marsh family to his great granddaughter, Harriett Elizabeth Fairbrother Burrough (1844-1924).
Mrs. Burrough lived on Benefit St. in Providence, Rhode Island for many years and presented the table to the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in 1897.

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