Night Stand

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-7570

Description

Federal period. Square case enclosing two veneered drawers with ebony string inlay. Molded round brass pulls with a central rosette. Straight rectangular legs supporting case are decorated with vertical panels and string inlay. Mid-length legs become ring turned and terminate in cylindrical feet. Legs enclose a medial scalloped apron which originally supported a shelf (shelf missing).

Details

Descriptive Terms

night tables
tables (support furniture)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Federal
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Veneered
Federal
Inlaid
TABLE, NIGHT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

30.5 x 16.375 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.463

Places

New Hampshire (United States)