Dropleaf Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-246143

Description

Dropleaf table; covered in lightwood veneer; top is oval-shaped when leaves are extended; rectangular center of top has large oval paterae in stylized floral design with eight rays of bell flowers; apron bowed at ends; parameter cross banding frames vine and blossom inlay; one end has drawer; other end flase drawer; case surmounts square tapered legs with black and white archtop string inlay and circle at top with bell flower drop; four legs with molded square cuff and brass collar with casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dropleaf tables
veneer
oak (wood)
mahogany (wood)
ink
wax
floral patterns
Table
Table

Inscription

"335" (paper sticker)

Associated Building

Used At Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

23 1/8 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.364

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
New Hampshire (United States)
Probably England (United Kingdom) [country]