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Rectangular-top breakfast or pembroke table having a plain, columnar shaft and circular base or plinth with four, carved, scrolled-acanthus-leaf-and-paw feet on brass castors; the two drop leaves meet the center board in a rule joint and are supported by double fly rails; the front and rear rails, shaft, and base are veneered; a double-spool-turned drop is attached to the underside of each of the rectangular frame's corners.

Date

1850-1875


Geography


Material/Technique

Mahogany (primary), oak (secondary), brass hardware


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D, closed): 28 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. x 41 3/4 in. (72.39 cm x 62.23 cm x 106.05 cm)
Overall (H x W x D, open): 28 1/2 in. x 33 1/4 in. x 41 3/4 in. (72.39 cm x 84.46 cm x 106.05 cm)


Credit

Mount Vernon Collection


Object Number

MV-224


Colors


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