William Hook (American, 1777–1867)
Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
77.79 x 90.49 x 48.26 cm (30 5/8 x 35 5/8 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, satinwood, bird's eye maple
James and Darcy Marsh Gallery (Gallery 121D)
Made in 1808/9 by William Hook as a wedding present to his sister Hannah, who married Peter Folsom on Aug. 17, 1809. The table formed part of a group of pieces made for the wedding including Cat.s 70, 99, 100, and 101. It descended in the Folsom family and was presented by Hook's grandniece Mrs. Mactaggart, nee Elsie B. Folsom.
Gift of Mrs. John B. M. Mactaggart