William Fisk (1770–1844)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Overall: 76.2 x 50.8 x 49.2 cm (30 x 20 x 19 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany veneer, mahogany, and pine
The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)
Small table with two drawers and drop leaves with supporting flaps underneath with wooden dowels; set on base made of four scrolled legs on casters and tapered column with molded base. Drawer pulls are round wooden knobs. Each drawer has a lock. Bottom drawer compartmentalized on interior.
Stencil into bottom inside of top drawer: "M. Fisk / cabinet maker / Washington St. / Boston" in broken-line oval border.
Descended in Boylston family of Boston.
Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean