Book-Matched Crotch Mahogany Veneered Tilt Top Softwood Candle Stand, also seconds as a Firescreen !!! Late Hepplewhite Country Style Tilt-Top Table with Original Red Stained Bulbous Spindle Shaft and Legs Circa 1860. Seconds as a Firescreen when tilted in the upright position near a Fireplace.
Tray Top Form with Fully Banded 1 1/2 inch Border, and light Fruitwood veneer on the outside Quarter Round edge of Corners. Mahogany Top veneer is 3/16 inch thick, and side veneers are 1/4 inch thick strips. The Legs are correctly Dovetailed into the center spindle. The Center spindle ends in a square peg which Locks the Top into the Square block keeping it from rotating loose in any direction. Period Hardware Brass Button Release Catch with cast iron Hinges and straight slotted Screws.
Stands 30 inches High, Table top is 21 3/4 inches Long by 16 5/8 inches Wide.
Weighs 9 Pounds, and 8 Ounces.
Condition : Overall Very Fine Condition with Original Veneers and Stained lower extremities. Normal Tiny fractures in wood consistent with shrinkage and age. See all photos.