Table, Dining

Object number
98.18.1
Date
1740 – 1760
Description
Walnut Queen Anne dining table with two drop leaves and two swing legs; turned tapered legs ending in platform pad feet. Leaves corners are rounded off (this was probably done at a later date). Chalk inscription on bottom of table top 'George Gibbs' (d. 1755). Sold at auction in 1988 at Gibbs Estate sale. Probably owned by Gibbs family until then. Attributed to Townsend Family Shops.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Stephen and Elaine Crane
Subjects
Gibbs Family
Townsend Family
Related People & Organizations
Gibbs, George (associated)
Crane, Elaine (associated)
Crane, Stephen (associated)