Drop-Leaf Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-5246

Description

Rectangular top; four square tapered legs with stringing, two swinging as gates; lozenge shaped inlaid dies at top of legs, enclosing a straight inlaid apron; reinforced with mahogany stained pine beams and modern screws and nails, one legs has been raised by an added block of wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dropleaf tables
tables (support furniture)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Federal
Hepplewhite
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Inlaid
Federal
Hepplewhite
TABLE

Inscription

Written underneath in chalk, ""Restored by G.P. Fernald, Portsmouth, NH April 1924, for Mrs. May, Middle St.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27.875 x 43.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.610