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Dressing Table

1977.290 (RS85678)

Description

Dressing table. Black walnut, hard maple case back; sumac, red oak, white pine, and elm. Scalloped skirt. Three drawers directly under top with no rail between. Rests on cabriole legs, the rear of which face forward. Original brass hardware. Never had locks.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sewall, Samuel (Maker)
Date
1745-1760
Location of origin
York, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
dressing tables
Maple
maple (wood)
Oak
oak (wood)
Queen Anne
Table, Dressing
tables (support furniture)
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
28 11/16 x 35 1/8 x 22 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.290
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3966

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