Table (Drop-leaf table)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    Benjamin Frothingham Jr. (Furniture maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1760-1780

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Maple, soft; Pine, white ; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0149


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0149

Object Name

Table (Drop-leaf table)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Benjamin Frothingham Jr. (Furniture maker)
1734-1809
RELATIONS: BEJAMIN FROTHINGHAM SR. (FATHER; POSSIBLY MASTER)

Place of Origin

Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1760-1780

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; At fixed rail, outer face; "Benj\n Frothingham/ Cabbinet Maker/ IN/ CHARLESTOWN. N.E."; letters "N.H. Scp"

Materials

Mahogany; Maple, soft; Pine, white ; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

28.125 (H) , 59 (L) , 60 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

71.438 (H) , 149.86 (L) , 152.4 (W)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are with top open. W (frame) 51.875 in.; W (feet) 53.75 in.; D (top open) 58.625 in.; D (frame) 14 in.; D (feet) 54.875 in.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richards, Nancy E. & Evans, Nancy Goyne. 1997 New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods.
Published: cat. no. 137, pp. 262-63.
[Article] Swan, Mabel Munson. 1952 Major Benjamin Frothingham, Cabinetmaker. Antiques. 62 (5): 393.

[Article] Hummel, Charles F. 1971 Queen Anne and Chippendale Furniture in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Part 3. Antiques. 99 (1): 92.
Published: figs. 2 and 3.
[Book] Fennimore, Donald L. 2004 Iron at Winterthur.
Published: hardware, cat. no. 67a, pp. 150-52.
[Book] Fairbanks, Jonathan L. & Bates, Elizabeth Bidwell. 1981 American Furniture, 1620 to the present.
Published: p. 167.
[Book] Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc. & The Walpole Society. 1963 Prints pertaining to America: a list of publications in English, relating to prints about that portion of America now included in the United States with emphasis on the period 1650-1850: and a checklist of prints in an exhibition to commemorate the 1962. 99 p.
Trade card published as cat. no. 25, p. 19.