William and Mary Gateleg Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1715-1740

GUSN

GUSN-245847

Description

Drop-leaf gateleg table. Black walnut with white pine secondary wood. One piece oval center top board with tongue and groove interface and two-board drop leaves. Pine apron has single nailed drawer with turned wooden pull. Drawer slides on medial support. Rests on eight turned legs, four of which originate from corners of apron. Two stiles of each turned gateleg form four legs. Turned stretchers connect all stiles. Legs terminate in elongated hemispherical turning and small bun feet. Table exhibits light stained finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (documents)
walnut (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
William and Mary
Furniture
Table
Table

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, Boston, Massachusetts area

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29 1/4 x 54 1/2 x 64 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mary Thacher

Accession Number

1971.65

Places

New England (United States) [general region]