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Dressing Table

Place Made:
Bourbon County Kentucky United States of America
Date Made:
1790-1800
Medium:
cherry
Dimensions:
HOA: 28-3/4″; LOA 34″; DOA: 26″
Accession Number:
5390
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Walnut dressing table with overhanging three board batten top supported by single drawer frame. Drawer is dovetailed and is divided inside into four sections and sits on drawer runners with no dustboard below. The sides and legs are mortised and tenon construction, the sides along with the H stretcher have a simple beaded molding. The legs are chamfered on the inside and have a simple beading down the exterior edge.
History:
HISTORY: This table descended in the John Brennan Family of Bourbon County, Kentucky.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Clifton Anderson