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Side table

Large side table with four cabriole legs with knee carving ending in blocky claw-and-ball feet; legs joined by saltire stretchers; front skirt with C-scrolls and large shell at center flanked by smaller shells; side skirts similarly shaped; top with serpentine sides and serpentine front;...

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Acquired from the Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia, by the donors in 1966; given to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton

Spanish Colonial, 1750–1800

Object Place

Probably Sucre, Bolivia


94.61 x 123.19 x 71.75 cm (37 1/4 x 48 1/2 x 28 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)




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