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Dressing table

Description

Ogee molded walnut top, plain on rear edge. One long over 3 narrow drawers, center drawer carved with shell with fan wider than flanking drawers, walnut faced with pine secondary wood dovetailed front and back, drawers slide on continuation of sides and abutted nailed strip. Unchamfered drawer bottoms nailed at front onto rabbet at rear of face board, rear nailed flush with back board. Applied bead drawer surrounds. Three flat top ogee arch cut-outs at front apron, single on ends. Replaced acorn drops between front arches. Cabriole legs with pad feet on cylindrical cushion. Applied knee brackets at front and sides. Single pine backboard. Reprodcution brasses excepting pull on carved drawer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1770
Location of origin
MA, New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
pine (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
dressing tables
pine (wood)
Table, Dressing
walnut (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
31 x 34 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.461
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255429

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