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Worktable

1813–16
Emmons & Archbald (active 1813–1824), Benjamin Emmons, George Archbald (American, active 1813–1834)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 72.4 x 96.2 x 48.3 cm (28 1/2 x 37 7/8 x 19 in.) Width closed 21 1/8 in.

Accession Number

1980.358

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, chestnut

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Inscription

Stenciled label inside top writing drawer: "Emmons & Archbald / No. 39, Orange Street / (BOSTON) / Cabinet Chair Upholstery / Manufactory"

Wide Interior compartment in the sewing drawer is incised "+" and "V" ; two small compartments are incised "+" and "V" respectively.

Provenance

Purchased from Hyman Grossman, 51 Charles Street, Boston (dealer) (Accession Date: October 15, 1980)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund #2