Work Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-5315

Description

Four turned and reeded legs; straight veneered apron enclosing two rectangular drawers of flame birch veneer bordered by checked band of inlay; two circular flat knob handles of mahogany; two vertical rectangular flame birch dies with corresponding inlay at sides; edge of apron has light band of birch inlay around front and sides; top has inlaid banding along edge; center keyhole in drawers possibly ivory.

Details

Descriptive Terms

work tables
tables (support furniture)
birch (wood)
veneer
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
Mahogany
Birch
Inlaid
Vegetable Ivory
Sheraton
TABLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30 x 19.875 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.668