Dressing Table

Date

1755-1785

GUSN

GUSN-72419

Description

Dressing table. Maple; tulip poplar; pine; cherry; brass pulls. Rectangular top. Wide top drawer surmounts three lower narrow drawers; central drawer has fan carving and ring brass pulls. Two acorn-shaped drops hang from cyma-curved apron. Rests on cabriole legs with pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
case furniture
tables (support furniture)
black walnut (wood)
brass (alloy)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
tulipwood (Brazilian, wood)
veneering
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Walnut
Pine
Maple
Tulip Poplar
Cherry
Brass
Veneered
Queen Anne
TABLE, DRESSING

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Hall Family
Ogden Codman

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 40 1/4 x 21 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.611

Places

Massachusetts (United States)