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Small table with two drawers and drop leaves with supporting flaps underneath with wooden dowels; set on base made of four scrolled legs on casters and tapered column with molded base. Drawer pulls are round wooden knobs. Each drawer has a lock. Bottom drawer compartmentalized on interior.

Marks

Stencil into bottom inside of top drawer: "M. Fisk / cabinet maker / Washington St. / Boston" in broken-line oval border.

Provenance

Descended in Boylston family of Boston.

Credit Line

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean

about 1825–35

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 76.2 x 50.8 x 49.2 cm (30 x 20 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.649

Medium or Technique

Mahogany veneer, mahogany, and pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens