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Queen Anne Drop-leaf Table

1991.1271 (RS21282)

Description

Queen Anne maple and pine drop-leaf table, its plain round top created by one rectangular plank of wood flanked by two hinged demi-lune drop leaves of equal size, skirt arched on short ends, plain and straight on long sides allowing for two block-hinged swinging legs to support opened leaves, on round and tapered cabriole legs and plain pad feet, scrubbed pine top above black-painted base/legs; iron hinges used for drop leaves, wooden pegs elsewhere.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1760
Inscriptions
Handwritten with NFL jelly label underside of leaf, ""Table from/ Hampstead/New Ham."" (see Cataloger's Notes)
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
dropleaf tables
Iron
iron (metal)
joining
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Painted
painting (coating)
Queen Anne
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
27 3/4 x 38 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1271
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2820

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