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Table

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oak, turned and carved

  • Museum number:

    W.45-1914

  • Gallery location:

    On display at Ordsall Hall Museum, Salford

On loan to Ordsall Hall Museum, Salford

Physical description

Carved in front with conventional floral ornament, the six bulbous legs, which are joined by stretchers, being carved with floral designs.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Oak, turned and carved

Dimensions

Length: 322.6 cm, Height: 86.36 cm, Width: 88.9 cm

Object history note

Bought from Henry Cross, 51 Mosley St, Manchester for £250, 'Rubbed and cracked'

RF 14/2839M

Mr. Cross stated that the table came from a farm near Whitefield (Bury), Lancs. and that he had known it in the farm for 25 years.

On long-term loan to Ordsall Hall Museum, Salford, since 1982.

Descriptive line

Table, English, style of 1600-50, 79/321

Materials

Oak

Techniques

Turning; Carving

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Serpents

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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