Table (Dressing table)

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Creator (Role):

    John Head (Cabinetmaker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1719-1737

  • Materials:

    Walnut; Pine; Cedar, Atlantic white

  • Museum Object Number:

    1956.0038.143


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1956.0038.143

Object Name

Table (Dressing table)

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Head (Cabinetmaker)
1688-1754

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Head arrived in Philadelphia in 1717 as a fully trained joiner.

Date

1719-1737

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Proper right drawer, rear exterior surface; In chalk: a concentric circle with a vertical slash through it
2. Mark; Central drawer, rear exterior surface; In chalk: a half-circular mark with a vertical slash above it

Materials

Walnut; Pine; Cedar, Atlantic white

Dimensions (inches)

29.5 (H) , 33.75 (W) , 21 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

74.93 (H) , 85.73 (W) , 53.34 (D)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Electronic] Stiefel, Jay Robert. 2001 Philadelphia Cabinetmaking and Commerce, 1718-1753:. American Philosophical Society http://www.amphilsoc.org/bulletin/20011/stief1.htm