Worktable

1815–25


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Other: 75.6 x 95.3 x 54.6 cm (29 3/4 x 37 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.) Width closed 21 in.

Accession Number

1977.335

Medium or Technique

Mahogany veneer, mahogany, white pine, chestnut. yellow-poplar

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Inscription

Stenciled in oval on lower drawer: "Wm. FISK / Cabinet maker / Washington St. / Boston"

In graphite on underside of case bottom: " Back" (twice) and "Front"

An illegible inscription In pencil appears on the underside of bottom of the middle drawer.

A white paper label with red borders glued to the top of the bottom of the highest drawer reads: "Sewing Table / belonged to Anne / Kendall / Given to E.K.U."

Provenance

Owned, according to paper label attached to object, by Anne Kendall; given to unknown person with the initials E.K.U.; 1977, purchased from Peter Hill Antiques, Winchester, New Hampshire (Accession Date: June 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of the William N. Banks Foundation