Naylor Antiques

Early American Furnishings

Baltimore Federal Astragal Sewing Table, c.1820


a mahogany astragal work table; the trumpet feet, ridged reeding, rings at the top of the legs, and tulip poplar secondary wood are all indicative of a downtown Baltimore maker; the reeded fasciae on the front stiles are commonly seen on many Baltimore and Philadelphia pieces; Victorian hardware post holes and a check in the top have been filled