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Inscription

Inscribed in black paint on the top rails: "Cladrastis Tinctoria / In the Place Where " and "The Tree Falleth, There it / Shall Be Wodenethe" In pencil on underside of top: "207 Beacon St."

Provenance

Made in the wood shop on the property of Winthrop Henry Sargent's estate, "Woodenethe," in Fishkill, New York; by descent in the family; 1986, gift of the Lamb sisters (Accession Date December 17, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

about 1880

Object Place

Fishkill, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 70.5 x 68.6 x 50.8 cm (27 3/4 x 27 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1986.805

Medium or Technique

Oak

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens