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Folk Art Octagonal Top Inlaid Game Table


American, probably coastal New England, mid-19th c.
Cherry and walnut, various woods for inlay.
Over-all in great condition, minor shrinkage and refitting to some inlay on the top.
Provenance: Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, CT.
The octagonal top is fitted with an inlaid playing surface surrounded by marquetry scenes depicting windmills, American eagles and related motifs. The tilt-top is supported by a turned, faceted shaft with diamond inlay patterns highlighted with ebony, ending on snake feet with repeating diamond inlay patterns.

Dimensions: 26 ¾”h, 21 ½” x 21 ¾” dia. (top)

Item ID: F-T-CRD 031

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