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Butterfly Table

1991.127 (RS20882)

Description

Drop-leaf (butterfly) table with unpainted square top and drawer; legs have baluster and ring turnings with plain stretchers; base appears to have original red paint. (See accession file for further details).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
butterfly tables
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
TABLE, DINING
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
29.375 x 37 x 35.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.127
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2115

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