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Monopodia

Mahogany; mahogany and rosewood veneer; gilded brass; marble. Pedestle consists of a lion's head topped with a circular dish and mounted on a leg which terminates in a paw foot. Each stands on a marble slab set into amahogany base decorated with gilt brass wreaths encircling a rosette.

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger

English, about 1810

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1984.119

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture