Writing Table
Walnut with hardwood string inlay
Yellow pine secondary
Southside Virginia
Greensville, County
C 1810
18.5” deep, 24” wide, 30.25 height.

This charming, small writing table belongs to a small group of tables and cellarettes MESDA has attributed to the Greensville, County area of Virginia.  At least  one similar example was recorded in and (probably erroneously) attributed to Wilkes County, GA   An earlier example of the form attributed to the Roanoke River Basin  can be found in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection  cataloged as No. 87 in Southern Furniture.


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