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    Attributed to Anthony Quervelle, circa 1830
    30 x 169 x 51 inches (76.2 x 429.3 x 129.5 cm)


    F.D.W. Glazier, Glastonbury, Connecticut;
    Aetna Life Insurance Company, Hartford, Connecticut;
    Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Delaware;
    Florian Papp, New York, January 18, 1996.

    W. Nutting, Furniture Treasury, vol. 1, New York, 1928, no. 999.
    R. Smith, "The Furniture of Anthony G. Quervelle, Part III: The Worktables", The Magazine Antiques, August 1973, p. 264.

    The rectangular top above a torus-molded and floral carved apron, on three carved pedestals with four reeded and cornucopia carved scrolling supports, centering an elaborate pineapple finial on a plinth base with leaf and paw carved feet, with three leaves.

    According to Smith's article for The Magazine Antiques, this dining table served as the boardroom table at Aetna Life Insurance Company prior to its acquisition by the Winterthur Museum.

    Condition Report*: Restorations: two later 26-1/2 inch leaves and center pedestal. Otherwise, in good condition, with wear commensurate with age and indicative of use, scratches to top of table, top dips slightly when additional leaves are in place.
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