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Table

Rosewood with brass castors. Octagonal rosewood center table with molded edge, raised on eight turned and shaped tapering legs. Eight arched stretchers forming 'spokes' joined to a pendant. The legs terminate with brass caps and castors.

Inscription

Stamped - COLLINSON & LOCK LONDON/6543 Stamped with government inventory mark - ER/VII (twice) Applied label - 44

Provenance

By 1986, H. Blairman & Sons, London [see note 1]; 1986, sold by H. Blairman & Sons to the MFA. (Accession date: September 17, 1986) NOTES: [1] H. Blairman & Sons research indicates that the stamp "ERVII" found on the underside of the table signifies that it was inventoried in a public building, in the "early years of this century." See H. Blairman & Sons letter to the MFA in curatorial file.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Frederick Heidelberger in loving memory of her son Herbert Heidelberger and her sister Jennie Goldstein

English (London), about 1875

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1986.343

Medium or Technique

Rosewood; brass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture