Attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston

Neo-Classical Drop-Leaf Work Table with Lyre Ends

FAPG 20756D/2

c. 1828–29

Neo-Classical Drop-Leaf Work Table with Lyre Ends, about 1828–29
Attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston
Mahogany (secondary woods: mahogany, maple, and pine), with gilt-brass paw toe-caps and castors, drawer pulls, key-hole escutcheons, baize writing surface, and fabric on workbox 
28 13/16 in. high, 19 1/2 in. wide, 20 1/8 in. deep (at the castors); 37 1/4 in. wide (with both leaves extended)

Oblique view

Neo-Classical Drop-Leaf Work Table with Lyre Ends, about 1828–29
Attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston
Mahogany (secondary woods: mahogany, maple, and pine), with gilt-brass paw toe-caps and castors, drawer pulls, key-hole escutcheons, baize writing surface, and fabric on workbox 
28 13/16 in. high, 19 1/2 in. wide, 20 1/8 in. deep (at the castors); 37 1/4 in. wide (with both leaves extended)

Oblique view with leaves extended

Neo-Classical Drop-Leaf Work Table with Lyre Ends, about 1828–29
Attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston
Mahogany (secondary woods: mahogany, maple, and pine), with gilt-brass paw toe-caps and castors, drawer pulls, key-hole escutcheons, baize writing surface, and fabric on workbox 
28 13/16 in. high, 19 1/2 in. wide, 20 1/8 in. deep (at the castors); 37 1/4 in. wide (with both leaves extended)

Frontal view

Description

Neo-Classical Drop-Leaf Work Table with Lyre Ends, about 1828–29
Attributed to Rufus Pierce, Boston
Mahogany (secondary woods: mahogany, maple, and pine), with gilt-brass paw toe-caps and castors, drawer pulls, key-hole escutcheons, baize writing surface, and fabric on workbox 
28 13/16 in. high, 19 1/2 in. wide, 20 1/8 in. deep (at the castors); 37 1/4 in. wide (with both leaves extended)

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