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Mahogany Tray-top Tea Table
Category: Furniture - American
Origin: America-USA
Era: 18th Century
A Charleston Masterpiece!

A mahogany tray-top tea table
Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1740-1760

The table's single board top is fitted with an applied tray molding with notched corners surmounted to a conforming frame in the Chinese taste with a shaped bulging skirt. The table stands on cabriole legs having acanthus-carved knees ending in ball and claw feet.

Primary wood: Mahogany

Secondary woods: Bald cypress, white pine and white cedar--all by microanalysis performed perfomred by Donna Christnensen of Cwiii,

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