William & Mary bench and William and Mary style small Stretcher Table. 1st item: Oak bench, consisting of an overhanging seat with molded edges, above carved aprons with serpentine or wave carving and integral carved skirting, tenoned and pegged into 6 ring turned legs terminating in slightly tapered square feet with full boxed stretchers plus one medial stretcher. 20'' H x 41'' W x 12'' D. English, Late 17th to early 18th century. 2nd item: William and Mary style Oak Table with overhanging top over apron with stylized carving of pairs of pointed and curved gadroons, set on either side of circles, tenoned into 4 baluster and ring-turned legs terminating in square feet, with four boxed stretchers. 29'' H x 20'' W x 14 1/2'' D. 19th century with earlier elements. CONDITION: 1st item: Some scratches and use wear, particularly to stretcher tops and carving. Shrinkage and warping to top, resulting in area of loss at center of top. Age related shrinkage throughout, including to legs, some feet and and mortises at apron; insect damage to one end stretcher; feet possibly cut down. 2nd item: Very good condition, with use wear and scratching, minor losses to edges.
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