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BOOK TABLE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: First Floor Library


About this object

The revolving book table is made from satinwood and mahogany. In the center of the top is a marquetry medallion which has a wreath design in the center. The outer border is made from four quarter circles. The table is edged with a chased ormolu band. The book shelf below is made in three spokes, each with three fenced sections to hold books. Below this is a pedestal on three splayed legs with an ormolu ornament on each side.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
BOOK TABLE
Made from:
Wood -- ormolu
Made in:
England
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
74.3 x 39.6 cm (29 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
33.15
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973