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Drop Leaf Table

1986.57 (RS24806)

Description

Claw-foot drop leaf table. Mahogany. Square top when opened; two hinged rectangular leaves; scalloped skirt at the end rails. Rests on cabriole legs with ball and claw feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1775
Inscriptions
On a tag, in blue pen is: Mahogany claw-foot/ breakfast table given/to Catherine Adams/Little (1823-1923) at/the time of her wedding/Mar.21, 1850/by her father Ebenezer/Little (1801- )/who purchased it from ""some old people""/who lived in an old/house where the/Woodbridge School now stands.
Location of origin
Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
dining tables
dropleaf tables
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
TABLE, DINING
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 17 1/3 x 46 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.57
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50625

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