Lot 160: Federal carved mahogany pier table, haines-connelly school, philadelphia, pa, circa 1810, The shaped top with reeded edge above conformPlatinum House
April 17, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Federal carved mahogany pier table
haines-connelly school, philadelphia, pa, circa 1810
The shaped top with reeded edge above conforming frieze carved with flower-heads, acanthus leaf and tapering reeded legs on brass casters.
H: 36 in. W: 41 1/2 in. D: 19 3/4 in.
Old scuff to top, finish refreshed.
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Notes: This rare form exhibits the ovoid acanthus-carved knees, slender reeded, tapering legs, turned feet and fine mahogany associated with the work of Henry Connelly (1770-1826) and Ephraim Haines (1775-1837). For related examples, see the set of settee and chairs made in 1807 by Ephraim Haines for Stephen Girard, in Robert D. Schwarz, The Stephen Girard Collection, Girard College, Philadelphia (1980), figs. 24, 26, and 27.