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Tavern Table

1991.338 (RS20888)

Description

Nearly-round overhanging top raised on straight skirt and four baluster turned splayed legs with button feet joined by rectangular box stretchers. Top painted red-brown; base painted black. Top is supported by a wide centered cleat that nearly extends across width of table.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Table
tables (support furniture)
tavern tables
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
25 x 26 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.338
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2330

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