Dining table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1817-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17297

Description

Dining table. Mahogany, pine. Demi-lune ends flank central section with rectangular top and two rectangular leaves. Double half-round molded edges on top. Four tapered reeded pillars beneath top of central section. Pillars are connected by double "H" stretchers. Hinges on stretchers topped by turned buttons. Pillars swing to support leaves. Square reeded feet attached to pillars have brass caps and casters. Brass fittings on underside accept clips which join sections of top. Center section (1948.712.3) has rectangular leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dining tables
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
birch (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
Table
Table, Dining
Table, Dining

Label

In exhibition "Luxury and Innovation: Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour" at the Peabody Essex Museum, November 7, 2003-February 15, 2004.

Additional Identification Number

79.1918
80.1918
81.1918

Maker

Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Furniture; Support Furniture

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 58 3/8 x 68 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

In memory of William Sumner Appleton by his sisters.

Accession Number

1948.712.1-3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)