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Breakfast table

Breakfast table
Breakfast table
Mahogany; pine, poplar
Overall: 27 7/8 x 38 1/8 x 25 1/2 in. ( 70.8 x 96.8 x 64.8 cm )
Mahogany Empire breakfast table with 2 D-shaped drop leaves; plain apron with a drawer on one side with turned drops below; raised on four turned columns above a horizontal base with incurving sides supported on four scrolling, hairy paw feet with casters.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
The donor, Adelaide Milton de Groot, inherited this breakfast table from her mother, Elizabeth King Hawley, who inherited it from her parents, Lt. Gov. Charles M. Hawley and Mary Stiles Holly.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group