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Late Rococo Revival style. Table with a shaped marble top and four cabriole legs ending in scroll feet on brass casters. Four cyma-curved stretchers meet at center and support an elaborate carved disk and scroll finial. Large volutes decorate the back of the legs; stylized acanthus carving...

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Inscription

Paper label inscribed: " / / BT"

Marks

Stamped very lightly on inside of the apron: DOE, HAZ [illegible] / Manufacturers / BOSTON, MASS." Brass casters marked on disk: "WHITE"S PATENT" and on side "PATENT 1854 / WHITE S* " and inside "P.B. TYLERS PATENT 1854 / SPRINGFIELD"

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased at an auction on August 15, 1973, in Waldoboro, Maine, at the Brenner House by Jonathan L. Fairbanks on behalf of the Museum; 1973, Fairbanks reimbursed by the Museum (Accession Date December 12, 1973)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

about 1847-59

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.3 x 104.1 x 74.9 cm (29 1/4 x 41 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.613

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, marble top

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens