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Miniature Drop-Leaf Table, Empire Style

Decorative Arts

On View: Decorative Art, N.Schenck Bed - South - beside stairwell
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Mahogany (eastern white pine secondary)
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1845
    DIMENSIONS 16 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (42.5 x 44.5 x 31.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, N.Schenck Bed - South - beside stairwell
    ACCESSION NUMBER 67.120.11
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Laura L. Barnes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Miniature Drop-Leaf Table, Empire Style, ca. 1845. Mahogany (eastern white pine secondary), 16 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (42.5 x 44.5 x 31.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.67.120.11_threequarter.jpg)
    IMAGE threequarter, CUR.67.120.11_threequarter.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Table, miniature; Empire style. Drop leaf top; indented corners. Legs turned; carved in central portion with spriral leaf motif. Turned area at base terminates in raised ball feet. Hinged drop-leaf on either long side. CONDITION - Excellent.
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    American. <em>Miniature Drop-Leaf Table, Empire Style</em>, ca. 1845. Mahogany (eastern white pine secondary), 16 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (42.5 x 44.5 x 31.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.120.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.67.120.11_threequarter.jpg)