Sewing table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-4010

Description

Square mahogany case with drop leaf at each side with rounded corners; leaves supported by ash serpentine profile wings; case enclosing two dovetailed drawers with ogee-shaped mahogany veneered faces, each with two round wooden pulls; lower drawer fitted with lock; drawer bottoms not planed; square tapered pedestal support with wooden collar with concave faces; whole on cruciform-shaped flat base with four flattened ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

work tables
tables (support furniture)
ash (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
pine (wood)
veneering
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Empire
Ash
Pine
Mahogany
Veneered
Mahogany Veneer
TABLE, SEWING

Inscription

Top drawer signed in pencil on bottom interior, ""J.M. Barrell.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

30.625 x 34.063 x 18.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.325