Tavern Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2330

Description

Nearly-round overhanging top raised on straight skirt and four baluster turned splayed legs with button feet joined by rectangular box stretchers. Top painted red-brown; base painted black. Top is supported by a wide centered cleat that nearly extends across width of table.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tavern tables
tables (support furniture)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Pine
Painted
Table

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 x 26 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.338

Places

Maine (United States)