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Night table

1991.1333 (RS21290)

Description

Rectangular overhanging top on straight apron; single drawer with thumb-molded edge and turned wooden pulls; raised on rod; turned legs which taper just below rounded front and back stretchers; original red stain.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
On a label in the left-hand side of drawer: ""Shaker table, En/field. NH From/the Emerson family,/Enfield, 1962.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
staining
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Maple
night tables
Possibly maple (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Stained
staining
Table, Night
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
24 x 20 1/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1333
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2872

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