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Trestle table

Object Number: 
1937.1288
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group