French Provincial Furniture

Pie Crust Tilt Table

Napoleon-III-black-lacquered-tilt-top-table-Seller-Objects-Plusscan0001-3-735x1024Traditional Home had a feature on Pie Tables, which was inspired by the auction House Christies which just sold a pie table for 1 Million- "this is the first piece of furniture of any kind to sell at auction for more than $1 million, a Philadelphia piecrust table sold at Christie's in January 1986 for $1,045,000. Last October, Christie's sold another example from Philadelphia, the Fisher Fox family piecrust table, owned by the same family for the past 250 years, for a whopping $6,761,000."  (Black Napoleon III black lacquered tilt top table Seller Objects Plus)

..."An 18th century classic, the elegant tea table, distinguished by a round, scalloped top (not unlike a dessert pie) has been gracing fashionable drawing rooms and parlors for more than 250 years." Traditional Home.

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