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Drop-Leaf Table

1971.610 (RS117637)

Description

Rectangular top; four square tapered legs with stringing, two swinging as gates; lozenge shaped inlaid dies at top of legs, enclosing a straight inlaid apron; reinforced with mahogany stained pine beams and modern screws and nails, one legs has been raised by an added block of wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Inscriptions
Written underneath in chalk, ""Restored by G.P. Fernald, Portsmouth, NH April 1924, for Mrs. May, Middle St.""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
dropleaf tables
Federal
Hepplewhite
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
27.875 x 43.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.610
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5246

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