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RECTANGULAR TABLE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The table is in the late 18th-century French style (inspired by Weisweiler/Riesener). The top is mottled red marble. On all four sides are frieze decorations in ormolu. Intertwined garlands and bow and arrow form vertical motifs on front. A bird on right; topped by bows at corners; legs channeled and tapered downward to cubes at the extremities of the stretcher which is shaped like an intertwined H edged with twisted ormolu; a rosette in center.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
RECTANGULAR TABLE
Made from:
Wood -- marble -- ormolu
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
mid 19th-early 20th Century
Size:
H. 29 × W. 23 1/4 × D. 17 in. (73.7 × 59.1 × 43.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.108
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973