Dressing table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1750

GUSN

GUSN-255303

Description

Queen Anne style with top thumbnail molded on all edges. Three drawers, two deep flank shallow, top edge even with underside of top board, applied bead on sides and bottom of drawer opening. Large dovetails at front and back of drawer, side rails double beaded on top edge, slides on bottom board. Replaced brasses. Front skirt shaped with 2 flat topped ogee arches centering double ogee, single flat top ogee on ends. Two replaced turned drops between arches. Cabriole legs with applied knee brackets. Pad feet with high cylindrical cushions. Stripped finish with evidence of dark earlier finishes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
birch (wood)
Table, Dressing

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

250.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 33 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.455