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Elliptical-shaped folding top; apron edged in bead-moulding of gilt-brass, has 3 shaped panels of inlay with turned pendants below outer ones. Vertical rod in supporting post from rear legs to fly bracket for open top. Turned post carved with acanthus leaves. Tripod base with leaf-carved and...

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1941, Purchased from Israel Sack, New York, by Maxim Karolik, Boston, MA; 1941, gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts (Accession Date October 9, 1941)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts


  • Probably by Duncan Phyfe, American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854
Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 65 (one of a pair)


Overall: 73 x 86 x 45.1 cm (28 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Satinwood, mahogany, pine, brass paw feet and casters




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