Tea Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2430

Description

Country tea table. Rectangular gallery (dish top) surrounded by a raised molding. The shaped skirt has centered pendants. The round legs taper down to pad/button feet. The top is marbleized in black on greenish-grey. The base is a stained curly maple. The finish appears to be original.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea tables (tables)
tables (support furniture)
maple (wood)
graining
staining
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
Maple
Stained
Painted
Queen Anne
TABLE, TEA

Inscription

On a label on the underside of the table skirt, in NFL's script in ink, is: From Myrta (Little) Davies Family/Hampstead, N.H./Coll. Mr. and Mrs. B.K. Little/Brookline - Mass. On a typed jelly jar label, near the other label read: Table descended to Myrta (Little) Davies of Hampstead, N.H. from her/Little ancestors in/Newburyport. Her great-grand/ father was Tristam /Coffin.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

26.5 x 30 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.453

Places

New Hampshire (United States)