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TABLE VITRINE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

In carved gilt wood; fitted glass top lifts up. Round corners contain rosettes. Carved frieze is a series of rectangular patterns. On each long side a round medallion containing romping putti. Three dimensional swags on all four sides. Rouind tapered swirl fluted legs, separated near floor by a stretcher which is shaped like two crossed archery bows, each entwined by a card. On the crossing is a wreath of roses carved in the round and standing vertically; within it are two birds, wings outstretched. Lined in dull yellow velvet.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
TABLE VITRINE
Made from:
Wood
Made in:
FRANCE?
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
29 1/4 × 34 1/4 × 24 1/2 in. (74.3 × 87 × 62.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.129
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973