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Image of 1951.020.013 - Table, Dressing

1951.020.013 - Table, Dressing

Walnut dressing table from the Read Family with a rectangular top and molded overhanging sides with cusped corners. There are four drawers (one full-length upper drawer and three small drawers underneath). It has a scalloped skirt with four cabriole legs. The brasses are replacements. There is an inscription in chalk on the bottom of the long drawer that reads "James Q(Ui)Bley / 324 / D Wngston Ave".

Image of 1958.004.048 - Table

1958.004.048 - Table

American drop leaf table with a dark walnut stain, two drawers, and two single gates with four legs each. The turned legs and stretchers are in the Jacobean style.

Image of 1975.017.005 - Breakfast Table

1975.017.005 - Breakfast Table

Drop leaf table that opens up into an oval shape that is supported on butterfly hinges. It has tapering legs and spade feet. The legs and top have string inlay and there are inlaid strings of four bellflowers at the tops of the legs. The ends of the frame have an oval paterae with an eagle and snake motif.

Image of 1975.017.026 - Card Table

1975.017.026 - Card Table

Empire style card table with a folding top and folding fifth leg. The table has a curved front and slender, tapered legs. The apron and legs have stringing and banded inlays of satinwood. Each foot also has a satinwood cuff at two inches up from the base of the foot.

Image of 1975.017.029 - Dining Tables

1975.017.029 - Dining Tables

Three-part dining table with each section having four splayed legs which are reeded on top and have brass paw feet and casters. The pedestals are ring turned and the table tops tilt.

Image of 1975.017.034 - Table

1975.017.034 - Table

Mahogany folding table with four legs and a fifth fly leg to support a drop leaf. The legs are tapered with ball feet and have large reeding and ring turnings at the top and near the bottom.

Image of 1975.017.035 - Candlestand/Table

1975.017.035 - Candlestand/Table

Tilt-top round table on a tripod base with a vasiform, ring-turned shaft and snake feet with shallow pads. There is a slight lip around the rim of the top. The turned shaft supports a birdcage device that allows the table to rotate as well as tilt. The brass tilt-top switch is 19th or 20th century.

Image of 1975.017.101 - Table

1975.017.101 - Table

Tavern or side table with a two-board top that is fastened to side rails by pegs through its two braces. It has three drawers, the center one of which is wider than the flanking outer two. The drawers have brass bail handles and batwing mounts. The legs terminate in pad and bun feet.

Image of 1975.017.102 - Table

1975.017.102 - Table

Tilt-top bench table with a top made from three doweled boards, the center one of which is quite narrow. The top has two full width brace supports that are morticed underneath near the ends. The top is supported on a bench-like base that forms a small shelf underneath the table when the table is lowered. The table top can be raised to form a bench back.

Image of 1975.017.120 - Sewing Stand

1975.017.120 - Sewing Stand

Wooden sewing stand with trestle base and tall arched feet; two thin legs with vasiform turnings support a pentagonal box with two hinged lids separated by a central handle. The piece has a small removable tray supported on tracks inside.

Image of 1975.017.146 - Work Table

1975.017.146 - Work Table

Small walnut work table with a two-drawer case and tapered legs with ball and ring turnings. Each drawer has a pair of cut glass drawer pulls.

Image of 1975.017.147 - Work Table

1975.017.147 - Work Table

Small rectangular work table with two drawers flanked by reeded panels; slender, ring-turned tapering legs with small, delicate ball feet. Each drawer has a pair of wooden drawer pulls and a central brass lock.

Image of 1975.017.219 a - Table

1975.017.219 a - Table

Long rectangular oak trestle table with three baluster form legs with support brackets and a full-length central stretcher at floor level. The tabletop is comprised of four horizontal boards. The table has two accompanying benches.

Image of 1975.017.223 - Table

1975.017.223 - Table

Simple side table with four chunky turned legs with ball and ring turnings at the top of the legs and near the feet. There is a large gap on one side where there used to be a drawer (now missing). The top is composed of two boards with rounded corners.

Image of 1975.017.390 - Table

1975.017.390 - Table

Tilt top bench table with a three-board top with full length tenons between each board and walnut cross braces on the underside near the ends. The table top sits above a bench base and is attached to it with dowels. The top can be raised at either side to form a bench back.

Image of 1980.002.004 - Table

1980.002.004 - Table

Rectangular, walnut drop-leaf table with rope-turned legs, small ball feet, and fluted glass pulls on the drawer. The corners of the drop leaves are cut with a double S-curve.

Image of 1985.011 - Table

1985.011 - Table

Empire center table made from mahogany and oak. The top tilts up and is veneered in oak and supported by a heavy mahogany pedestal base that is carved with foliage decoration. It has a flat tripod base with three applied carved monopodia feet with casters.

Image of 1985.012 - Table, Breakfast

1985.012 - Table, Breakfast

Empire breakfast table with a mahogany veneer and two folding leaves supported underneath by a hinged (butterfly) panel. The rectangular folding top is supported on a heavy pedestal base with carved leaf and linear form decoration and four carved monopodia feet with leaf forms on casters.

Image of 1986.004.002 - Candlestand

1986.004.002 - Candlestand

Tilt-top candlestand/table with a tripod base, cabriole legs, snake feet, and an alternated vasiform and multiple ring-turned pedestal.

Image of 1986.008 - Table, Pier

1986.008 - Table, Pier

Philadelphia pier table with removable gray and white marble shelf top that is supported by two front columns with ormolu bases and capitals and two engaged columns, between which is mirror, at the rear. The columns rise from a lower shelf and are supported by monopodia feet in front and turned, bullet-shaped feet at rear. There is a label on the back (ca. 1940) from Nicolaides' Washington Art Galleries.