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Dressing table

Description

Queen Anne style with top thumbnail molded on all edges. Three drawers, two deep flank shallow, top edge even with underside of top board, applied bead on sides and bottom of drawer opening. Large dovetails at front and back of drawer, side rails double beaded on top edge, slides on bottom board. Replaced brasses. Front skirt shaped with 2 flat topped ogee arches centering double ogee, single flat top ogee on ends. Two replaced turned drops between arches. Cabriole legs with applied knee brackets. Pad feet with high cylindrical cushions. Stripped finish with evidence of dark earlier finishes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1750
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
birch (wood)
dressing tables
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Table, Dressing
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 33 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.455
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255303

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