Naylor Antiques

Early American Furnishings

Baltimore Classical Mahogany Breakfast Table, c.1825



an exceptionally high quality example of a common Baltimore form; made of a highly figured, dense island mahogany and retaining its original brass lion’s mask pulls and castors; the secondary woods are mahogany, poplar, and white oak; for a nearly identical example see Furniture in Maryland 1740-1940 (Weidman, 1984), p.184, fig. 156; from the estate of Rosetta A. and Sadie B. Feldman, Baltimore; dimensions: 28 3/4″ tall x 43 3/4″ long x 24 3/4″ wide (leaves down) (scroll down for top image)