Large Maple and Pine Tavern Table, New England, early 18th century, the overhanging three-board top with breadboard ends on a base of four block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by stretchers, scrubbed top, base with old red paint, (imperfections),ht. 28 1/2, top wd. 55, top dp. 31 3/4 in.
Literature: The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, plate VIII, fig. 61.
considerable shrinkage and wear to top, chips to turnings on base.
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