January 24th & 25th, 2024 Collectors' Passion
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/24/2024
New York, 1760-1780. 27-1/2"h x 4'2"w x 26"d Provenance: Descended in the Ludlow, Powell and Ramsdell families of New York and Newburgh, New York Line of Descent: Robert Crommelin Ludlow (b. 1758) married to Elizabeth Conkling Thomas Powell (176901856) married Mary Ludlow (b. 1785) Frances Elizabeth Ludlow Powell married in 1835 to Homer Ramsdell (1807-1894) Homer Stockbridge Ramsdell married Margaret Cabell Clarkson Frances Ramsdell (1882-1974) married Charles Millard (1876-1942) Margaret Amelia Millard married Francis Eduard Niering (b. 1892) Thence by decent to her children Note: The families of these owners play an important role in New York history. Robert Ludlow was born in New York and in 1796 settled in Newburgh. His father Gabriel Ludlow married Frances Duncan and through this union are descendants of the Livingston Ludlows, the Verplancks, the Dashwoods and the Carrolls of New York. One of the owners Mary Ludlow and her husband Thomas Powell were central to establishing the industrial development of Newburgh. Powell controlled most of the riverfront business and was a large stockholder in factories, railroads, banks, steamboats, docks and storehouses. Their grandson continued to prosper and owned the Newburgh-Beacon ferry, the Denning Point Brick Yards in Beacon, NY, the Washington Iron Works and he controlled all the railroads that came through Newburgh when he was president of the Erie Railroad. This table was previously on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (L.2011.75a,b). A similar, but less refined example which was likely made for Stephen Van Rensselaer II, sold at Sotheby's, New York, "Property from the Collection of Irvin and Anita Schorsch: Hidden Glen Farms", January 22nd, 2016, Lot 309.
Chippendale Mahogany Marble Top Pier Table
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Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $0.00
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Number Bids: 0
Auction closed on Thursday, January 25, 2024.
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