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Tuckaway Table

1991.878 (RS20890)

Description

Narrow, rectangular top with hinged leaves; block baluster turned trestle base; the feet have rolled ends; the gatelegs are baluster turned with ball feet; lower stretcher is turned and top stretcher is rectangular; base retains old red paint; the top has a clear finish; hinges have leather pads under screws.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1740
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Table
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
23 3/4 x 31 (HxW), 33 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.878
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2656

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