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Creator Name: Townsend, John
Creator Qualifier: Attributed to
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: American; 1732-1809 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: John Townsend
Title: Bureau table
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: 1780
Creation End Date: 1790
Creation Date: 1780/90
Creation Place: North and Central America,North America,United States,Rhode Island,Newport
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: Mahogany with maple, chestnut, and white pine secondary woods, rectangular top with cyma recta molding; moldings top of case; one drawer the width of the case over central recessed cupboard hinged at right; compartment flanked by 3 drawers at each side; moldings at base; 4 ogee-shaped bracket feet at front, one each back corney block-front to drawers at each side surmounted by scallop shell; recessed scallop shell center of top drawer; recessed scallop shell above recessed area on panel door; original brasses; 2 on top drawer, one on other drawers, escutcheon on door; no keys; right foot replacedNewport, Rhode Islandfor construction & design details, see object fol
Dimensions: 86.6 x 93.4 x 58 cm. (34 1/8 x 36 3/4 x 20 in.)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1984.1387
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of James J. and Marshall Field.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1984.1387
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
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