Emmons & Archbald, cabinetmaker, chairmaker, manufacturer, and upholsterer, 1813-1825; Archbald, George, cabinetmaker, 1790-1870, active 1813-about 1844; Emmons, Thomas, cabinetmaker, about 1781-1825, active 1813-1825
Basis of maker
Stenciled inscription by Emmons and Archbald.
Place of origin
Basis of origin
Emmons and Archbald worked on Orange (later Washington) street in Boston.
Basis of date
Dated based on working dates of Emmons & Archbald.
Mahogany; Gilding; Glass; Marble; Ormolu
Attributes & techniques
Carving; Gilding; Moldings
Marks, signatures, inscriptionsLabel not transcribed or illustrated.
DimensionsHeight 34.75 in. (88.3 cm), Width 48.125 in. (122.2 cm), Depth 20.75 in. (52.7 cm)
Article: Page Talbott, "Boston Empire Furniture," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 882, fig. 4.
Gray and white marble top, probably original, has been repaired.
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