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Work Table

Description

Four turned and reeded legs; straight veneered apron enclosing two rectangular drawers of flame birch veneer bordered by checked band of inlay; two circular flat knob handles of mahogany; two vertical rectangular flame birch dies with corresponding inlay at sides; edge of apron has light band of birch inlay around front and sides; top has inlaid banding along edge; center keyhole in drawers possibly ivory.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
Sheraton
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
Vegetable Ivory
veneer
work tables
Dimensions
30 x 19.875 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.668
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5315

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