Chair table

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Title:
Chair table
Date: 
1700-1750
Medium: 
Pine, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 46 x 42 1/2 in. ( 72.4 x 116.8 x 108 cm )
Classification: 
Description: 
Painted pine chair table with circular tilting top that lifts up to reveal lidded rectangular storage box with deep cyma-curved skirt; top braced by two cyma-curved battens attached to box by two spindles; trestle base consists of two solid planks shaped with cyma curves below storage area and set into sold feet with rounded ends.
Date End: 
1 750
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.96
Gallery Label: 
Chair tables were space savers, combining the functions of chair, table, and storage bin.
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
1700
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group