Large rectangular, table with fluted rails on four, straight legs, serpentine- and bead-molded on their exterior faces and chamfered on their interior edge; overhanging, veneered, two-board top with rounded front corners and an unfinished back edge is screwed to the front rail and glued to wooden shims nailed to sliding L-brackets screwed to the two solid medial rails; rectangular frame with solid front and rear rails, and side rails with three horizontal laminations, the front and side rails with fluted mahogany facings, cove and astragal molded along their top and bottom; C-scroll brackets are nailed to the corners of the front and side rails and the legs.

Date

1750-1770


Geography


Material/Technique

Mahogany (top, legs, facings, shims), unidentified softwood (front rail, rear rail, side rails, shims, medial rails)


Dimensions

Overall: 37 1/2 in. x 66 in. x 27 3/8 in. (95.25 cm x 167.64 cm x 69.53 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1967


Object Number

M-2496


Colors


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