Antique John Needles Baltimore Drop-leaf Pedestal Table

Antique John Needles Baltimore Drop-leaf Pedestal Table
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... This original circa 1820s period drop-leaf table is made from the finest mahogany, most likely Honduras and is quite heavy. The one board top measures 41 ¾" long by 24 ¾" wide and the two flat leaves each measure 14 ¾" wide with their original hinges. The height of this period table is 29". The finish is original and is everything you would want in an early 19th century surface. The color is just wonderful. T is one hand dovetailed draw and one false draw, each with their original Lion Head Brass Pulls. The secondary wood of the draw is Mahogany sides and a Poplar bottom. Underneath is a large piece of Tiger Maple for the cross support. The solid brass feet and castors are all in very good original

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...... The renowned cabinetmaker John Needles (1786-1878) began his Baltimore career in Priestley's shop, w he worked for six months before going over to William Camp. His shop was at 54 Hanover St, Baltimore Maryland.

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