Trestle table

Trestle table
Title
Trestle table
Date 
1775-1850
Medium 
Maple, pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 3/8 x 35 1/4 x 26 1/4 in. ( 74.6 x 89.5 x 66.7 cm )
Description 
Maple and pine sawbuck table with top composed of two rectangular boards joined by tongue and groove on long edge; top supported by two X-shaped trestles; V-shaped trough attached between supports below tabletop.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1288
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group