174:Bradlee Family Queen Anne Mahogany Dining Table
H. 28 1/2 in.; W. (open) 60 1/2 in.; W. (closed) 19 1/2 in.; D. 48 in.
A nineteenth century brass plaque attached to the table reads: "1746 NATHANIEL BRADLEE 1813" The table is constructed of dense high quality figured mahogany.
Provenance: Nathaniel Bradlee (1746-1813) of Massachusetts;
Thence by direct descent;
Eastside Winter Antiques Show, Wayne Pratt Inc., 1995
Literature: Similar example with a cyma-shaped skirt illustrated in Albert Sack, "The New Fine Points of Furniture," New York: Crown, 1993, p. 274.
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Collectors Joanne and Jeffrey Klein enjoy the eclectic mix of American folk art, painted furniture and modern sculpture and paintings. They love the juxtaposition of modern with traditional ranging from symbolism to widely varying textured painted and weathered surfaces. Their appreciation of form, color and texture is exhibited in their collection of exceptional painted furniture, weathervanes, redware pottery, hooked rugs and wood carvings.