Classical Breakfast Table

New York City, New York
Circa 1820
Attributed to the shop of Duncan Phyfe

This fine breakfast table featuring beautifully figured crotch mahogany is topped with hinged leaves with curved corners above a rectilinear apron with ebony and brass line inlay, a drawer, and four corner blocks with drops. The base is comprised of two curvilinear uprights joined by a spiral and ring turned stretcher with outward splayed legs with foliate carving and animal paw feet on brass casters.

Mahogany (secondary: ash, poplar, ebony, and pine)
Height: 29 ¼” Width: 25½ Depth: 42” Leaves open: 53”

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