Drop Leaf Table
Date: circa 1810
Location: New England, Worcester, Sutton, Massachusetts
Artist: Nathan Lumbard
Materials: Cherry, unidentified woods
Measurements: L: 47 1/2"; W (table top) 17"; H: 27 3/4"; W (leaves open): 47"
Drop leaf table, tapered legs with light and dark string inlay. Cuff 2 3/8″ up from bottom light/dark/light pattern. Legs have inlay on two sides – the ends terminate in “M” shape at top, side of leg that is covered, inlay just ends. Beaded edge decoration along two ends of table base. Two drop leaves have a metal bracket (mid to late 19th century) by each leg, later addition. Four screws attach each bracket. Sewing bird marks on underside of each leaf. Swing legs.