Dark Brown-painted and Paint-decorated Oval-top Gate-leg Table, Massachusetts, early 18th century, the drop-leaf top above a drawer and base of eight legs, two swing out to support the leaves, grain-painted top, base with old brown stain, (imperfections and restoration), ht. 26 1/2, wd. open 51, dp. 41 in.
Provenance: Roger Bacon, c. 1968-69; Betty Gunther; purchased again by Roger Bacon at the sale of Betty Gunther's collection, 1979; then to the present owner.
one foot replaced, drawer replaced, triangular patch to upper section of one leg, cracks in top, evidence of old insect activity to interior rails, wrought iron hinges differ in color and size.
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