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Rare and complete American Federal dining room suite crafted of mahogany and inlaid with brass
The 12 stately Neoclassical chairs are all upholstered in rich, cream-colored brocade
The three pedestal dining table can be used as a large single table or as a pair of consoles
A small drop leaf table may also be removed from the large dining table for smaller dining parties
Set includes a classical American Federal 4 door breakfront with swan’s neck cresting
The magnificent set includes a stately and handsome American Federal sideboard
The sideboard boasts ample storage space and drawers for all manner of dining accessories
A classic and traditional server with a pedestal base boasts exceptional craftsmanship
The three large drawers can hold all manner of dining accessories
Set includes an extremely rare and beautifully crafted octagonal wine cooler
The handsome cooler has a hinged cover that can be closed to keep wine chilled
The exceptional cooler is lined with lead and with space for five bottle
Of the 19 pieces included in this rare set is a silver canteen with fitted drawers
American Federal-Style Dining Room Suite
The incredibly versatile dining table can be made into three different surfaces
American Federal-Style Dining Room Suite
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American Federal-Style Dining Room Suite

  • This rare American Federal dining room suite is remarkably in complete condition
  • Crafted of mahogany with exceptional inlaid brass, the pieces are both lovely and versatile
  • The three pedestal dining table can be used as a large single table or as a pair of consoles
  • Comprising 19 total pieces, the set is of the absolute highest quality
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$148,800
Item No. 29-1585

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Description
This superb American Federal-style dining room suite is magnificent. Beloved for its neoclassical elegance, the Federal style is among the most celebrated of all American design styles. It became popular during a period when the decorative arts moved away from the heavily carved Rococo pieces of the past and embraced the graceful lines and proportions of Neoclassicism. Impressive in size and breathtaking in craftsmanship, this set is a remarkable example of the style, and each. . .
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This superb American Federal-style dining room suite is magnificent. Beloved for its neoclassical elegance, the Federal style is among the most celebrated of all American design styles. It became popular during a period when the decorative arts moved away from the heavily carved Rococo pieces of the past and embraced the graceful lines and proportions of Neoclassicism. Impressive in size and breathtaking in craftsmanship, this set is a remarkable example of the style, and each piece is graced with delicately inlaid with brass neoclassical motifs. 

Nineteen pieces comprise this impressive suite, which remains in exceptional condition considering its age. The central dining table offers the ultimate in versatility. Its two leaves and three pedestals can be adjusted to allow for a range of sizes, from a table for twelve to a table for two. Two armchairs and ten side chairs are also included, and each is upholstered in rich, cream-colored brocade.

For serving, the suite is accompanied by an expansive sideboard with ample storage space and drawers for all manner of dining accessories. It also features a breakfront with swan’s neck cresting a server with a pedestal base, an extremely rare octagonal wine cooler, lined with lead and with space for five bottles, a silver canteen with fitted drawers and a children’s table. The suite is an extraordinary feat of design and craftsmanship, and is undoubtedly one of the finest examples of American furniture on the market.

Circa 1880

This suite includes:
Dining Table: 56” wide x 162” length x 29” high
Arm Chairs: 24” wide x 20” deep x 38 1/2” high
Side Chairs: 18 1/2” wide x 17” deep x 34 3/8” high
Breakfront: 46” wide x 23” deep x 89” high
Sideboard: 69” wide x 23” deep x 59” high
Small Sideboard: 45” wide x 29” deep x 49” high
Wine Cooler: 19” wide x 19 deep x 36” high
Silver Canteen: 36” wide x 18” deep x 17” high
Children’s Table: 39” wide x 52 1/2” length x 28” high8
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Rare and complete American Federal dining room suite crafted of mahogany and inlaid with brass
Period: 19th Century
Origin: America
Type: Dining Tables
Style: Federal
Rare and complete American Federal dining room suite crafted of mahogany and inlaid with brass
Federal Style Furniture and How to Identify It

    American Federal Dining Room Suite. Circa 1840 (M.S. Rau, New Orleans)   Like most design styles rooted in neoclassicism, the American Federal style of furniture is timeless, executed with clean lines...

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