QUEEN ANNE TEA TABLE WITH SLIDES
Queen Anne Tea Table with Slides
Boston Circa 1755
Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: White Pine
Height: 27 inches
Width: 29 1/2 inches
Depth: 20 inches
Reference: An example clearly by the same hand is now in a private collection. See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Paul Revere’s Boston 1735-1818 (Boston, 1975), no. 122. That table has the same wide slides, same lower molding and the identical shape and size of the slide mechanism.
For other related examples of similarly carved tea tables, see Barry Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, 1974), no. 129; Israel Sack, Inc., American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. VI (1979), p. 1540-41, P4574; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Paul Revere’s Boston 1735-1818 (Boston, 1975), no. 122.