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Communion table

Inscription

Written labels on back: "From / Harvard Church / Charlestown." and "Communion Ta . . . / Harvard Church / in Charlestown / ... Edes book p. 44"

Provenance

Communion table from Harvard Church, Charlestown, Massachusetts; given to Henry Herbert Edes because he wrote the history of ther Harvard Church; descended in his family after his death; gift of the donors (Accession Date January 9, 1936)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes

Pier table

about 1810

Object Place for Label

probably Boston, Massachusetts

Accession Number

RES.36.2

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple, white pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens