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Dining table

Description

Dining table. Mahogany, pine. Demi-lune ends flank central section with rectangular top and two rectangular leaves. Double half-round molded edges on top. Four tapered reeded pillars beneath top of central section. Pillars are connected by double "H" stretchers. Hinges on stretchers topped by turned buttons. Pillars swing to support leaves. Square reeded feet attached to pillars have brass caps and casters. Brass fittings on underside accept clips which join sections of top. Center section (1948.712.3) has rectangular leaves.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Luxury and Innovation: Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour" at the Peabody Essex Museum, November 7, 2003-February 15, 2004.
Maker
Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848
Date
1817-1820
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
birch (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Support Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
dining tables
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Table
Table, Dining
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 58 3/8 x 68 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.712.1-3
Credit Line
In memory of William Sumner Appleton by his sisters.
GUSN
17297

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