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Object Name Table, Writing
Artist John W. Foster
Year Range from 1790
Year Range to 1810
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Description 28 x 17 x 34 1/2”, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, white pine. Rectangular writing table with a single long drawer and turned legs. The drawer front is fitted with a brass escutcheon and two round brass pulls. The tapered legs are turned and reeded with ring turned cuffs above elongated round feet. The top is screwed to the sides, the drawer joints are dovetailed, and the interior of the drawer has a mahogany divider split into three sections at the front.
Accession Number 1991.3