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Dressing Table

Description

Dressing table. Maple; tulip poplar; pine; cherry; brass pulls. Rectangular top. Wide top drawer surmounts three lower narrow drawers; central drawer has fan carving and ring brass pulls. Two acorn-shaped drops hang from cyma-curved apron. Rests on cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1785
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
black walnut (wood)
brass (alloy)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Cherry
cherry (wood)
dressing tables
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
TABLE, DRESSING
tables (support furniture)
Tulip Poplar
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
Veneered
veneering
Walnut
People and organizations
Hall Family
Ogden Codman
Dimensions
36 1/4 x 40 1/4 x 21 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.611
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72419

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