Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1810

GUSN

GUSN-253504

Description

Chippendale style table. Rectangular top with 2 dropleaves and 2 supports for leaves in "butterfly wing" shape. Apron plain on long sides. A deep drawer opens on one short end, and opposite end is decorated with incised rectangles having hollow corners. Heavily constructed drawer with dovetailed front and back. Drawer slides on bottom of slides. No plane marks, light mark of vertical saw. Four moulded and beaded legs splayed from 15" at top to 17 3/4" wide at bottom. Single rectangular lateral stretcher, an unusual double swell turned stretcher between legs on the ends. Table top now stripped, while rest of table has remains of red paint. Underside of leaves has imitation grain painted in black on red. Heavy iron brackets are screwed on the ends of the underside of both leaves, possibly for connection of extensions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dropleaf tables
maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
birch (wood)
softwood
Chippendale
Table

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

38.1981
30.1934

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA, New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27 3/16 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.243

Date

1770-1810 (possibly 20th century assemblage)

Places

Probably