Queen Anne Drop-leaf Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2820

Description

Queen Anne maple and pine drop-leaf table, its plain round top created by one rectangular plank of wood flanked by two hinged demi-lune drop leaves of equal size, skirt arched on short ends, plain and straight on long sides allowing for two block-hinged swinging legs to support opened leaves, on round and tapered cabriole legs and plain pad feet, scrubbed pine top above black-painted base/legs; iron hinges used for drop leaves, wooden pegs elsewhere.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dropleaf tables
tables (support furniture)
iron (metal)
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Iron
Queen Anne
Painted
Mortise & Tenon
TABLE

Inscription

Handwritten with NFL jelly label underside of leaf, ""Table from/ Hampstead/New Ham."" (see Cataloger's Notes)

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27 3/4 x 38 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1271

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