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Pier table

A marble-top pier table supported on two columnar legs at the front and two engaged columns at the rear atop a raised base with curved sides and turreted front corners. The table stands on four turned, ebonized ball feet -- the front feet are flattened balls of larger diameter than the rear feet...

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Stencilled label on bottom of upper compartment under marble top: EMMONS & ARCHBALD/No. 39 Orange Street/(BOSTON)/Cabinet, Chair & Upholstery/Manufactory

Credit Line

Department Funds and Gift of W.N. Banks Foundation

about 1813–24

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, chestnut, maple, glass, ormolu mounts; replaced marble top




Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens