Dressing Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-5290

Description

Serpentine with elliptical front; four turned and reeded legs supporting a shaped veneered apron with ebony edge inlay; case fitted with a conforming drawer with ebony edge inlay and round brass pulls; beaded edged top fitted with a conforming dressing box of two short conforming drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
case furniture
tables (support furniture)
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Federal
Sheraton
Mahogany
Ebony
Brass
Federal
Sheraton
Inlaid
Table, Dressing

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35.5 x 36.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.645