Date: circa 1837
Location: New England, Worcester County, Sutton, Massachusetts
Artist: Nathan Lumbard
Materials: Maple, cherry, unidentified woods
Measurements: Folded: H: 38 1/2"; W: 19 3/4"; Top: 20" x 14"
Cherry tilt-top stand with three legs. Light and dark inlay in diamond formation outlining oval inlay of green stained curly maple. Around the edge is a band of string inlya in alternating light and dark pattern. Top is a solid piece of cherry, pedestal and legs are also cherry. Turned pedestal is typical of Lombard’s work, featuring an urn baluster with ring accents. Legs are dovetailed. Two cleats, a cherry block, and brass hardware for tilt-top mechanism. Gently curved legs, fairly plain with a squared foot. Originally made by Nathan Lumbard for the marriage of his daughter Julia Ann to Abijiah Woodward in 1837.