Dressing Table

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2099

Description

Overhanging top with molded edge on case with three short drawers and shaped apron, cabriole legs ending in square duck feet, grain painted in red and black, top, apron and drawer fronts heightened with yellow pinstriping; each drawer has single brass knob.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
case furniture
tables (support furniture)
graining
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Pine
Maple
Grained
Queen Anne
TABLE, DRESSING

Inscription

1) Chalk ""A"" on each drawer side. 2) Typed jelly jar label in left drawer: ""Purchased at auction of the Hartshorn Farm,/Christian Hill Rd., Amherst, NH, June 7, 1958./Hartshorn family had owned this property for/150 years. B.K.Little"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31 x 33.5 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.116

Places

New Hampshire (United States)