Overall: 27 3/4 x 42 1/4 x 40 5/8 in. ( 70.5 x 107.3 x 103.2 cm )
Pine hutch table with circular tilting top that lifts up to reveal rectangular storage box with cyma-curved skirt; top braced by two cyma-curved battens attached to box by two spindles; trestle base consists of two solid planks shaped with cyma curves below storage area and set into sold feet with rounded ends.
Hutch tables were space savers, doubling as tables and storage bins. This one was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Anderson Galleries, F.W. Fuessenich Sale, October 23-24, 1925 (lot 236); The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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