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Dressing Table

1991.116 (RS35169)

Description

Overhanging top with molded edge on case with three short drawers and shaped apron, cabriole legs ending in square duck feet, grain painted in red and black, top, apron and drawer fronts heightened with yellow pinstriping; each drawer has single brass knob.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
1) Chalk ""A"" on each drawer side. 2) Typed jelly jar label in left drawer: ""Purchased at auction of the Hartshorn Farm,/Christian Hill Rd., Amherst, NH, June 7, 1958./Hartshorn family had owned this property for/150 years. B.K.Little"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
dressing tables
Grained
graining
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
TABLE, DRESSING
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
31 x 33.5 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.116
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2099

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