Square-top, single drop-leaf corner table on four, straight, turned, and tapered legs terminating in pad feet on disks; three fixed legs and one fly leg; two-board top; folding leaf meets the top in a rule joint and is secured with two iron butt hinges; overhanging top is screwed to a triangular frame with solid, straight side rails with plain ogee brackets nailed to the four corners of the fixed legs, and a straight, double-railed rear rail, the outer or hinge rail is divided into two sections: the fixed hinge rail is nailed to the inner rail and is attached to the fly leg with a five-finger hinge; side rails and brackets are veneered in mahogany.

Date

c. 1750


Geography


Material/Technique

Mahogany (top, legs, brackets, veneer), possibly oak (rear rails, side rails)


Dimensions

Overall (open): 28 3/4 in. x 45 9/16 in. x 46 in. (73.03 cm x 115.73 cm x 116.84 cm)
Overall (closed): 28 3/4 in. x 45 9/16 in. x 23 13/16 in. (73.03 cm x 115.73 cm x 60.54 cm)


Credit

Purchased with funds donated by Elaine Decker Rosensweig, 2002


Object Number

M-4267


Colors


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