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Gate-Leg Table

1991.460 (RS20883)

Description

A table with a scrubbed, rectangular top with two "D" shaped leaves, that forms a round top when open. It has a straight skirt with a beaded edge and is raised on four molded straight square legs with conforming gate legs. The legs are joined by molded square stretchers. The base in brown and black paint- not original, although the remains of previous layers are underneath it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1795
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chippendale
gate-leg tables
Maple
maple (wood)
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
27 (H), 39 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.460
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2437

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