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Dropleaf Table

Description

Oval top with two dropleaves reattached to trestle base using heavy pegs down through top and top cross brace. Two large butterfly hinges attach each leaf to center top. Two heavy swell and reel turned legs connect top braces to stepped arched foot base. Gate leg supports each leaf and has 2 stiles with same turning as trestle legs. Outside leg ends with long block and half ball foot. Stretcher between stiles turned in same pattern without reel at center of double swell.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1715-40
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
dropleaf tables
maple (wood)
Table
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
26 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.238
Credit Line
Estates of Guido Perera
GUSN
253621

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