Dressing Table Leg, Vase and Ring Turned on a Ball Foot

Unidentified maker, New England, possibly Boston, Massachusetts, American, 19th century



Maple with original brown paint

Overall: 19 15/16 × 3 5/16 × 3 5/16 in. (50.7 × 8.4 × 8.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Furniture: Table

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

"Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 22-December 6, 2015.

Publication History

John T. Kirk, The Impecurious Collector's Guide to American Antiques, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982, p. 126, fig. 122.

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, with contributions by Katherine Hart, Michael R. Taylor, John O'Reilly and James Tellin, Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, p. 74, no. 14.

John T. Kirk, "American Furniture in an International Context," inPerspectives on American Furniture. New York: Published for the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum by W.W. Norton, 1988. Illus. fig. 17, p. 60.

John T. Kirk, American Furniture: Understanding Styles, Construction, and Quality. New York: H.N. Abrams, 2000. Illus. fig. 63, p. 62.

John T. Kirk, Early American Furniture: How to Recognize, Evaluate, Buy, and Care for the Most Beautiful Pieces--HIgh-Style, Country, Primitive, and Rustic. New York: Knopf, 1970. Illus. fig. 202, p. 199.


Collection of John T. Kirk and Trevor Fairbrother, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2012.

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