Queen Anne Drop Leaf Dining Table
New England, Probably Massachusetts, ca. 1750-1770.
Maple; secondary woods: maple and white pine
Although a fairly typical form found in the 18th c., this example is quite refined and elegant.
Having a slightly off-round top when opened, the table is supported by graceful cabriole legs. The most notable feature is that the legs are supported by extended pad feet with notched ankles. The ends of the table are finished with carved cupid’s bows.
Condition: Slight shrinkage crack to one leg which has been reinforced with a dowel, appears to have traces of – red wash, refinished. Original hinges. Angle brasses applied underneath top.
Dimensions: 28 1/4"h x 18"w (closed); 47 1/4" (open), 48"d
Item ID: F-T-DL 005