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Dropleaf Table

1966.364 (RS85708)

Description

Dropleaf table; covered in lightwood veneer; top is oval-shaped when leaves are extended; rectangular center of top has large oval paterae in stylized floral design with eight rays of bell flowers; apron bowed at ends; parameter cross banding frames vine and blossom inlay; one end has drawer; other end flase drawer; case surmounts square tapered legs with black and white archtop string inlay and circle at top with bell flower drop; four legs with molded square cuff and brass collar with casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
"335" (paper sticker)
Associated Building
Used At Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ink
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
veneer
wax
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
dropleaf tables
floral patterns
ink
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
Table
veneer
wax
Dimensions
23 1/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.364
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
246143

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