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Table (Board and Trestles)

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Trestle table with two board pine top. Channels cut on the undersides. Supported on two legs and a third half-trestle under teh medial stretcher. Decorated with chamfers and lamb's-tongue stops.

Provenance

Descended in the Wight and Clark families of Medfield to Amos Clark Kingsbury, to his wife Blanche Kingsbury (d. 1987). Purchased by the MFA from Roger Bacon Antiques (Exeter, New Hampshire) in 1980.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

1690–1720

Object Place

Medfield, Massachusetts

Dimensions

66.52 x 62.86 x 275.59 cm (26 3/16 x 24 3/4 x 108 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1980.446

Medium or Technique

Silver maple (acer saccarinum), white pine (pinus strobus)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens