Work table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7493

Description

Rectangular body resting on tapered legs; rectangular skirt. Lid has rounded corners; hinge at back. Interior stained brown. Exterior black with gold japanning. Top of lid: scalloped-edge medallion enclosing village scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

work tables
tables (support furniture)
japanning
lacquering
padouk (wood)
staining
villages
Padouk Wood
Lacquered
Stained
Japanned
Medallion
Village
TABLE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28.25 x 17.75 x 13.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.337