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This is one of the most extraordinary objects in the Oak Hill rooms. This table and its mate descended in the Derby family to the donor, Richard Edwards of Peru, Indiana. Rare in form and decoration, the tables have exceptionally fine carving on the legs and along the top edge and an inlayed,...

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Elizabeth Derby West and Nathaniel West; by descent to Nathaniel West, Jr.; by descent to Richard Edwards, Peru, Indiana.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Edwards

Pier table (one of a pair)


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 88.9 x 130.8 x 61 cm (35 x 51 1/2 x 24 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, satinwood veneer, unidentified burl veneer, rosewood veneer, ebony veneer, birch, eastern white pine, cherry, tulip poplar, brass




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