Table

Table
Title
Table
Date 
1660-1695
Medium 
Oak, maple, pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 23 in. ( 62.2 x 95.3 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Rectangular table with pine top (old, but not original) on maple and oak base; shaped apron; block-and-reel-turned legs with reels like the threads of a screw; reel-turned front and back stretchers joined at vertical mid-point of legs, and reel-turned side stretchers joined near bottom of legs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1947.258
Gallery Label 
The distinctive reel turnings of the base are similar to those found on two dressing tables, now at Winterthur and the Art Institute of Chicago, believed to have been made in the vicinity of Salem, Massachusetts.
Provenance 
The donor acquired the table from Ralph Warren Burnham of Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group