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Dressing Table

1971.645 (RS80706)

Description

Serpentine with elliptical front; four turned and reeded legs supporting a shaped veneered apron with ebony edge inlay; case fitted with a conforming drawer with ebony edge inlay and round brass pulls; beaded edged top fitted with a conforming dressing box of two short conforming drawers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
dressing tables
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
Table, Dressing
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
35.5 x 36.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.645
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5290

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