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Rectangular table with two thumbnail-molded drawers on four, straight legs, fluted on their exterior faces, and chamfered on their interior edge; two-board top held together with mitered battens set at either end; rectangular frame with solid rails tenoned and pinned to the legs; features cove molding applied under the top on the front and side edges; pierced quarter-round brackets are nailed to the corners of the side and front rails and the legs, the proper right front bracket is missing; a scratch bead runs in a continuous line along the front interior edge of the legs, brackets, and front rail; each drawer with two pierced brasses with bail handles and brass-lined escutcheons.

Date

1750-1790


Geography


Material/Technique

Walnut (legs, top, drawer blades, side rails, drawer divider, drawer front), yellow pine (rear rail, drawer runner, medial rail, drawer walls, drawer bottom)


Dimensions

Overall: 33 3/8 in. x 68 1/2 in. x 20 3/4 in. (84.77 cm x 173.99 cm x 52.71 cm)


Credit

Purchased by the A. Alfred Taubman Acquisition Endowment Fund, 1999


Object Number

M-4059


Colors


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