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Object ID 1985.012
Object Name Table, Breakfast
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date circa 1830
Description 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.
Dimensions H-28 W-21 L-36 inches
Dimension Details Width = width with leaves down; with leaves up the top measures 47 3/4 inches wide.
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House.
Subjects Tables
Search Terms Breakfast Tables
Room Back Parlor
Material Mahogany; poplar
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA