Gate-Leg Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1795

GUSN

GUSN-2437

Description

A table with a scrubbed, rectangular top with two "D" shaped leaves, that forms a round top when open. It has a straight skirt with a beaded edge and is raised on four molded straight square legs with conforming gate legs. The legs are joined by molded square stretchers. The base in brown and black paint- not original, although the remains of previous layers are underneath it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gate-leg tables
tables (support furniture)
maple (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Maple
Chippendale
TABLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27 (H), 39 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.460

Places

New Hampshire (United States)