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Slightly bowed overhanging mahogany top with patterned inlay band along edge; conforming case enclosing long drawer over three drawers, the center one being narrowest to accomodate arched bottom with patterned inlay edge; all drawer fronts with central flame birch panel bordered by dark veneer band broken by random lightwood squares throughout; top drawer has central oval panel flanked by two flamed panels; circular turned type brass knobs; columnar inlay on front above squared tapered legs with meandering vine inlay on front.
tables (support furniture)
"This handsome form, frequently called a server or small sideboard today, served as a dressing table in the early nineteenth century. It provided a decorative home for such personal items as combs, jewelry, handkerchiefs, caps, ribbons, and cosmetics."
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Attributed to Judkins and Senter (Furniture maker)
34 11/16 x 36 7/8 x 20 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May
New Hampshire (United States)