User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Center table

Round top, carved pedestal with four reeded legs, claw feet, brass casters.

Inscription

Paper sticker on underside of top reads: "$100" Legs are numbered with chisel marks. Back of one drawer; inscribed "4X" and in white chalk on bottom, "3" Back of other drawer inscribed "X" and in white chalk "4" and "5" on bottom

Provenance

Early history unknown; 1950, inherited from their parents by the Lamb sisters; 1986, gift of the Lamb sisters (Accession Date December 17, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

about 1810-1825

Object Place for Label

New York, New York

Accession Number

1986.806

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, yellow-poplar, pine, brass casters

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens