Duncan Phyfe (1770-1854) at D. Phyfe and Son, Rare Pair of Federal Canterburys, New York, Circa 1840

Mahogany, figured mahogany veneer, poplar, with original silvered brass casters. Each 20 ½ x 18 ¼ x 13 ¾ inches.

An identical Canterbury owned by Duncan Phyfe’s daughter, Eliza Phyfe Vail is pictured in Duncan Phyfe Master Cabinetmaker in New York, p. 103.

Provenance:
Israel Sack, Inc, and Berry B. Tracy, the former curator of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and later in the notable collections of Joseph H. 12-13 Hirschhorn and Ronald S. Kane.

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