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Federal Period Mahogany Candle Stand Ca. 1825

America Ca. 1825

A bold design constructed of dense heavy mahogany. This is the third example I have found with similar
details such as the raised reeded molding on the tops of the legs which stop a couple of inches above the
spade feet, vigorously arched “spider” legs and heavy but well formed posts. One example had a triple elliptic
shaped top and the other one was like this with double elliptic or “clover leaf” shaped top. I suspect this group may have been made in the Albany, New York region.

Price

$1500

Condition

Excellent polished antique condition. Normal repairs and signs of age and use.

Measurements

28 1/2" high, 20 3/4" long, 17 1/4" wide

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