Rare American, probably Mid-Atlantic, William and Mary stretcher base dining or harvest table, 1700-1750. Walnut with red oak secondary wood (by microanalysis) with red wash. Rectangular two-board top with rounded edges; straight skirts with ogee shaped returns tenoned into four legs. Baluster turned legs with rectangular blocks at tops and bases, above short round feet, with four mortise-and-tenoned stretchers. Top lifts off for ease of storage. 29'' H x 68 3/4'' W x 32 3/4'' D. First half 18th century. CONDITION: Overall excellent condition for age, with usage wear to top and edges; some loss of height to top edge of stretchers; minor losses and shrinkage splits to feet; crack in one side stretcher; one skirt return probably replaced.
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