This table was hand crafted by Jeffrey Greene of Newport, RI, approximately 20 years ago. It is an exact replica of an 18th century Boston Queen Anne style tea table made in beautifully figured maple. It features boldly shaped aprons and long, graceful cabriole legs ending in pad feet. The overhanging top has a molded edge. The table has a great amount of lift, in keeping with the design ideals of its day. The pegs are visible in the mortise-and-tenon frame joinery. Dimensions: 28½"h x 26"w x 18"d. Bio of Jeffrey Greene: Jeffrey Greene is a furniture maker specializing in 18th-century American designs. His expertise is in creating historically accurate replicas of important original pieces from museums and private collections. Greene is best known for his work in the manner of Newport, Rhode Island’s legendary cabinetmakers, the Townsends and Goddards. His pieces are crafted entirely by hand, employing all the methods of period cabinetmakers to guarantee authenticity of the design and structure. Greene’s furniture is made to order and is commissioned to stand among collections of original examples. He works alone to give each piece the full attention it requires and deserves. Greene is the author of American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, Structure. similar example: Fairbanks & Bates p. 124
Item 10627: $1,900
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