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Table (constructed from Colonial period wood)

Table (constructed from Colonial period wood)

Artist: Pete Smith (Born Cape Cod, Massachusetts - died 2018 Corrales, New Mexico)

Department: History
Date: 1955
Medium: Pine
Dimensions:
30 5/16 × 29 7/8 × 64 3/16 in. (77 × 75.9 × 163.1 cm)
Classification: Furnishings
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase
Object number: PC2006.65.1
DescriptionOpen mortise & tenon construction table. The base is made of new wood with "I" shaped center stretcher. The stretcher has saw tooth design on one side. The top is constructed of 2 hand adzed Colonial period boards which are joined to the base with open mortise & tenon construction. The tenons are set at an angle in the top. A brass tag attached to the inside top on one leg reads "N.M. State Records Center 518." The mortise & tenon attachment on the top and base has been reinforced with glue around the tops of the table legs. The bottom of the table is incised with large "M."


On view