Dressing Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1745-1760

GUSN

GUSN-3966

Description

Dressing table. Black walnut, hard maple case back; sumac, red oak, white pine, and elm. Scalloped skirt. Three drawers directly under top with no rail between. Rests on cabriole legs, the rear of which face forward. Original brass hardware. Never had locks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
case furniture
tables (support furniture)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
walnut (wood)
maple (wood)
Queen Anne
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Maple
Oak
Queen Anne
Table, Dressing

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Attributed to Sewall, Samuel (Maker)

Location of Origin

York, ME, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28 11/16 x 35 1/8 x 22 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.290

Places

Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)