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Communion table

1870s


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 78.4 x 124.5 x 71.1 cm (30 7/8 x 49 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

1973.30

Medium or Technique

Walnut, burl or myrtle wood veneer

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Table with a veneered top, and with shaped apron at front and sides with raised veneered panels and incised floral design on each side of added foliate carving. The trumpet legs are channeled or reeded with turnings and chamfered blocks at base and top. The shaped side and center stretchers are pierced at center with abstract pattern.

Provenance

Presumably acquired for use in the mid-nineteenth century by the donor congregation; 1973, gift of First Church, Newton, Mass. (Accession Date January 10, 1973)

Credit Line

Gift of the First Church in Newton