Dressing table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1770

GUSN

GUSN-255429

Description

Ogee molded walnut top, plain on rear edge. One long over 3 narrow drawers, center drawer carved with shell with fan wider than flanking drawers, walnut faced with pine secondary wood dovetailed front and back, drawers slide on continuation of sides and abutted nailed strip. Unchamfered drawer bottoms nailed at front onto rabbet at rear of face board, rear nailed flush with back board. Applied bead drawer surrounds. Three flat top ogee arch cut-outs at front apron, single on ends. Replaced acorn drops between front arches. Cabriole legs with pad feet on cylindrical cushion. Applied knee brackets at front and sides. Single pine backboard. Reprodcution brasses excepting pull on carved drawer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
walnut (wood)
pine (wood)
brass (alloy)
Table, Dressing

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

256.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA, New England

Dimensions

31 x 34 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.461

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably