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Queen Anne Gate-Leg Table (SOLD)

Queen Anne Gate-Leg Table (SOLD)

A rare drop-leaf dining table perhaps the only known example with a 12-sided top.


Dimensions: H 28", Top 47 3/4" x 49" (18 1/2" closed)
Date / Circa: Circa 1740-60
Maker / Origin: New England
Medium: Maple and pine with a paint history of original red and later 19th c. red paint. 2 1/2 of the original butterfly hinges remain with a later 19th c. strap hinge.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Robert Avery Smith; Lady Beatrice Gosford, 'Topping Tavern'; Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont, 1966; De-accessioned 2009.

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