Rare Berks County, Pennsylvania painted walnut stretcher base tavern table, ca. 1760
, the oblong top with battened ends secured to the base with internal cleats, the base with a central drawer flanked by two small utensil drawers, all supported by boldly baluster turned legs, joined by molded outside stretchers, all resting on ball feet, 29'' h., 60'' w., 33'' d. The table is unusual in that it retains an excellent old blue painted surface. Provenance: Charles Heffner, Reading, Pennsylvania; James and Nancy Glazer, 1998; James Spears, author of House of Derr
Two small candle drawers replaced. Base, top and stretchers all original.