Night table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2872

Description

Rectangular overhanging top on straight apron; single drawer with thumb-molded edge and turned wooden pulls; raised on rod; turned legs which taper just below rounded front and back stretchers; original red stain.

Details

Descriptive Terms

night tables
tables (support furniture)
staining
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
maple (wood)
Birch
Maple
Stained
Shaker
Table, Night

Inscription

On a label in the left-hand side of drawer: ""Shaker table, En/field. NH From/the Emerson family,/Enfield, 1962.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

24 x 20 1/8 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1333

Places

New Hampshire (United States)