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Center table

This unusual center table on a rosewood plinth recalls similar tables used to furnish the Prince Regent’s London residence at Carlton House. A variety of new furniture forms, such as pier tables, console tables, and side tables, were developed during the Regency period for halls and reception...

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Provenance

2003, acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2008, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Wood Brock in memory of Tracey L. Albainy

Copyright

Photograph © Mallett Antiques Ltd.

English (London), about 1810

Dimensions

Height x depth: 80 x 83.8 cm (31 1/2 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1423

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, gray granite, gilt metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture