Dressing Table
Walnut
Philadelphia – Shop of David Evans (1748-1819)
Circa 1774
31″ H, 35″ W, 21.25″ D

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The Evans shop and its output is discussed in the “Career and Work of David Evans”  by Eleanor P. Gadsden in American Furniture 2001.  It is illustrated on page 73, figure 10.   It demonstrates, notes Gadsden, that the Evans shop’s capacity to produce sturdy, well designed furniture.   Secondary woods are tulip  poplar and white pine.

 

 

 

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