Drop Leaf Table

Date

1760-1775

GUSN

GUSN-50625

Description

Claw-foot drop leaf table. Mahogany. Square top when opened; two hinged rectangular leaves; scalloped skirt at the end rails. Rests on cabriole legs with ball and claw feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dining tables
dropleaf tables
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Mahogany
Maple
Pine
Queen Anne
TABLE, DINING

Inscription

On a tag, in blue pen is: Mahogany claw-foot/ breakfast table given/to Catherine Adams/Little (1823-1923) at/the time of her wedding/Mar.21, 1850/by her father Ebenezer/Little (1801- )/who purchased it from ""some old people""/who lived in an old/house where the/Woodbridge School now stands.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newbury, MA; Newburyport, MA

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 17 1/3 x 46 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.57

Places

Massachusetts (United States)