Eighteenth-century households used breakfast tables for a variety of activities, from serving breakfast, tea and other light repasts to sewing, reading, and writing. Their small and compact design made them convenient and easy to store. Family tradition maintains this breakfast table was once the property of George Washington. More





Mahogany (top, legs, veneer), yellow pine (inner side rails, drawer runners), light-wood (inlay), ebonized wood (inlay)


Overall (closed): 28 7/8 in. x 32 1/4 in. x 20 1/2 in. (73.34 cm x 81.92 cm x 52.07 cm)
Overall (open): 28 7/8 in. x 32 1/4 in. x 40 1/4 in. (73.34 cm x 81.92 cm x 102.24 cm)


Gift of Edward French Warren, Annette Warren Sirmon and Helen Warren Finch in honor of Dudley Thompson, 1982

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