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Drop-leaf Table

1987.1438 (RS33660)

Description

Drop-Leaf Table. Mahogany, yellow pine, white pine, brass casters. Rectangular with round-cornered leaves. Rests on reeded and turned legs on casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1821
Inscriptions
Label on underside of top: HOUSE FURNITURE/OF THE MOST FASHIONABLE KIND, MADE, SOLD,/AND EXCHANGED, BY/SAMUEL S. NOYSE, CABINETMAKER,/EAST SUDBURY, NE. BY THE CAUSEWAY:[ ]
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
mahogany (wood)
yellow pine (wood, general)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
dining tables
dropleaf tables
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
TABLE, DINING
tables (support furniture)
yellow pine (wood, general)
Dimensions
29 5/8 x 41 1/2 x 17 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1438
GUSN
44440
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

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