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Dressing table


Object Place: Massachusetts or Connecticut


Overall: 82.6 x 87.3 x 54 cm (32 1/2 x 34 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cherry, white pine, yellow-poplar (by eye), painted black

Not On View




Case furniture and boxes

Four turned feet and cabriole legs, shaped skirt front and sides. Central fan-carved drawer flanked by square drawers, single long top drawer. Brass escutcheons with bail handles.


Written on back in black paint or ink: "H. Herrick / W. Woodstock / Conn. --Via New Boston / Depot / Conn."

In pencil, written vertically across the back: "... Herrick"


Early history unknown; an inscription indicates that it was probably owned by H. Herrick of West Woodstock, Connecticut, at a later date; owned later by Hazel D. Leonard (d. Nov. 14, 1981) of Leonard's Antiques, Seekonk, Massachusetts; purchased from her estate by the donor in 1982; gift of John Fenn Brill, North Providence, Rhode Island, in 1982 (Accession Date September 29, 1982)

Credit Line

Gift of John Fenn Brill in memory of Hazel D. Leonard