North Shore Dressing Table

No. VVD11618

Wonderful and rare North Shore (Salem) painted dressing table with unusual drawer arrangement.   

Superb legs with full height. 

This table is of the best form.

It has the original grayish white paint with apple green highlighting.

The eight stenciled and hand painted shells are fabulous!

Construction details of dressing table: Back, front and sides are white pine. All glue blocks are original and white pine. All drawer fonts are pine large top is birch. Legs appear to be maple (only the top back of the left rear leg isn't painted and it is close grained, hard and curly) All drawers secondary wood is either white wood (poplar, bass, linden) or soft maple. The drawer box is through dovetailed on the sides (visible above and below the moldings) and constructed of the same wood as the drawer secondary. Cockbeading around the large drawer is applied (in pine) with nails. Cockbeading around the two graduated small drawers is scratch carved.Front and rear glue blocks have pulled away from vertical sufaces.

All nails are the same throughout:

1) Drawer bottoms

2) 'Box' to base top

3) Lower drawer cockbeading

4) Through the back dovetail of the lower drawer supports

5) Back of 'box'

  • OriginAmerican
  • CircaEarly 19th c.
  • PeriodSheraton
  • RegionBoston / North Shore
  • MaterialBirch, Poplar & Pine
  • Height39 1/2 in
  • Width31 in
  • Depth18 in
  • Price$18,500.00
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North Shore Dressing Table - VVD11618

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