Ball Feet on Trestles

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-11424

Description

A pair of ball feet on trestles. Rear support is "J" shaped. The ball feet and four of the trestles have the remains of original blue paint. The turned and incised front ball feet are on a rectangular board with "boot jack" like end support with a "V" cut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

feet (object components)
wood (plant material)
incising
turning (shaping process)
stands by form: base form
Wood
Incised
Turned
STAND

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1992.372A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 22 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.372AB