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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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Signed

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

Credit Line

Departmental Funds and Gift of W.N. Banks Foundation

about 1813–24

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1972.653

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens