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Work table

1949.337 (RS119457)

Description

Rectangular body resting on tapered legs; rectangular skirt. Lid has rounded corners; hinge at back. Interior stained brown. Exterior black with gold japanning. Top of lid: scalloped-edge medallion enclosing village scene.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
japanning
lacquering
padouk (wood)
staining
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Japanned
japanning
Lacquered
lacquering
Medallion
padouk (wood)
Padouk Wood
Stained
staining
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
Village
villages
work tables
Dimensions
28.25 x 17.75 x 13.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.337
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7493

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