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Object ID 1975.017.005
Object Name Breakfast Table
Collection Furniture
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1785
Year Range to 1815
Description 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.

Dimensions H-28.75 W-19.375 L-32 inches
Dimension Details 39 1/2" wide with leaves open.
Owned Lydia Laird
Provenance Bequest of Lydia Laird.
Subjects Furniture
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Breakfast Tables
Lydia Laird
Room Dining Room
Material Mahogany; satinwood inlay
Place of Origin Attributed to Baltimore, MD