Dropleaf table

Creator:
Townsend, John, 1732-1809, and Goddard, John, 1723-1785 (school of), active late 1730s-late 1770s
Published/Created:
Newport, Newport county, Rhode Island, United States
ca. 1740–1760
Physical Description:
Height: 27 3/4 in.; Width, closed: 18 in.; Width, open: 60 in.; Depth: 61 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne San Domingan mahogany dropleaf dining table of important size, circular top of finely figured grain, flattened arch apron; turned legs ending in crisp wafer pad platformed feet, in mint condition with old or original finish. The method of securing the top is rare and shown in the structural photograph, maple strips are nailed to the underside of the top with rose headed nails and tenoned into the frame; Townsend-Goddard school.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2155, pl. P5610.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne mahogany dropleaf dining table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Queen Anne style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5610
Genre:
dining tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, February 1985
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder Kane 9923 cab1dr1 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10971085
OID:
11872671
PID:
digcoll:847488

Number of Pages: 2
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