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Dining Table

1971.438BC (RS116245)

Description

3 sections: a,b) end sections; c) center section. Two half-round end sections each with a rectangular drop leaf and six legs; rectangular center section with two rectangular drop leaves and eight legs (two additional swing legs support each leaf); legs are reeded between turnings, vasiform and ring turning at top; tapered peg foot; veneered apron edged with light and dark wood banding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1812
Inscriptions
A) ""Repaired/Mar 1916/G.P. Fernald"" inscribed in chalk beneath top. B) ""-F-7-26"" in ink beneath swing legs.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
inlay (process)
veneer
walnut (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
dining tables
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany Veneer
Sheraton
Table, Dining
tables (support furniture)
veneer
Walnut
walnut (wood)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
29 x 53.75 x 140.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.438BC
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5024

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