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Table

Place Made:
Bethabara North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1753-1760
Medium:
walnut
Dimensions:
HOA 28 1/4; LOA 52 1/4; WOA 31 1/2
Accession Number:
766
Description:
Saw-buck table, the saw-bucks being shaped with “OG” curves in the lower extremities, held together at base with a single stretcher which protrudes the end supports at the crossing, with key to hold same in place, the whole worked out with very early moldings. The table originally had a drawer which was suspended under the top by runners attached thru the top with wrought nails.
History:
LABEL NOTES: This table was found in the vicinity of Winston-Salem and, since it is of the same form as associated with the northern Moravians, is, in all probability a southern adaption of the design. The table dates in the first period of Wachovia history.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P. Hanes