Table

Object Number: 
1947.258
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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