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Cherry and Walnut Side Table
Associated Person: Henry Harrison Earles
Associated Person: Rosetta Cole Earles
PlacesBeaver Creek (Alum Ridge District)
Cherry, black walnut
- Height: 29 inches
- Width: 24 inches
- Depth: 20 1/2 inches
This side table has tapered legs and a functional 16 1/2 inch wide drawer with two wooden knobs. The drawer front is attached to the sides with a single full-width dovetail. Bands of decorative grooves on the legs, drawer front, and sides contribute to the design.
KeywordsSide table, dovetail joinery
Henry Harrison Earles (1840-1923) received an abdominal wound in fighting at Drewry’s Bluff during the Civil War. He survived and became a brick mason. He was first married to Mary Susannah Lester. After her death, he married Rosetta Cole Earles (1863-1956).