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By Charles L. Venable

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A catalogue, released in organization with the Dallas Museum of artwork, of the 82-piece number of old furnishings lately received through the museum. very good colour plates and extra diagrams express the backs and bottoms to illustrate the main points of building. The textual content relates the background, importance, constitution and situation, woods used, dimensions, provenance, and exhibitions and courses for every piece.

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He repeatedly mortgaged these properties between the 1740S and 1771. Mortgages occurred almost yearly in the 174OS. For a record of these land transactions. see the Thwing Index, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston. Mass. 17· Bagnall was a devout Quaker. In 1739he and six leading Quakers "issued a paper . " see Selleck 1976. 48. Bagnall also had ties to the Quaker community in Newport. R. I. His son. Benjamin Bagnall, [r.. worked in Newport before 1761 and Bagnall. Sr.. went to Newport to get his second Wife.

1724). 20. For a clock by Benjamin. Jr.. 684. For docks by Samuel. see Antiques 3:1 (Jan. 1923): 28; sack 1981 . 3:641; Heckscher 1985, no. ISS; OAK 70-522. 21. Benjamin Bagnall petition (1771). SF 8<)913, 22. BenjaminBagnall. Sr.. willand inventory (1773), docket 15457. 73 :111and 203. SCPR. 23· For docks by Bagnall. Sr.. see Nutting 1928. 2: fig. 3240; Partridge 1935, 27-31; Heckscher 1985, no. 187. 24. For remarkably similar face plates from eastern England. see Mason 1969. 115. 120, 159. 25· Jackson and c harles vs.

However, despite their usefulness, such tables were apparently not made in large quantities. Few survive today , especially ones made of mahogany. This example relates to a small group of tables which are believed to be from eastern Massachusetts. ' The exceptionally flat feet with crisp pads are also distinctive features of this table. ' STRUCTURE AND CONDITION: The skirt frame is mortise-andtenoned together. The knee brackets for the swing legs are attached to the ends of the skirt. The top is secured with glue blocks and screws from below.

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