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Tilt-top table

Description

Tripod table or stand. Thin top w/ "clover leaf" shaped corners supported by cleats underneath. Top square w/ brass latch. Very simple baluster support w/ urn under a plain column. Incised and turned rings form decoration. Snake feet w/ arrises top are on slight platforms. Legs are secured to column w/ a wrought iron bracket. Chippendale/ Federal.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1815
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Federal
Iron
iron (metal)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
tilt-top tables
Dimensions
27.75 x 20.125 x 19.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1309
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26106

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