Dining Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805-1812

GUSN

GUSN-5026

Description

3 sections: a,b) end sections; c) center section. Two half-round end sections each with a rectangular drop leaf and six legs; rectangular center section with two rectangular drop leaves and eight legs (two additional swing legs support each leaf); legs are reeded between turnings, vasiform and ring turning at top; tapered peg foot; veneered apron edged with light and dark wood banding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dining tables
tables (support furniture)
inlay (process)
walnut (wood)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Sheraton
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Mahogany Veneer
Inlaid
Sheraton
Table, Dining

Inscription

A) ""Repaired/Mar 1916/G.P. Fernald"" inscribed in chalk beneath top. B) ""-F-7-26"" in ink beneath swing legs.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 x 53.75 x 140.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.438A

Places

New Hampshire (United States)