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Plant stand

Description

Carved teak plant stand with scalloped top with a beaded border that surrounds a round soapstone insert, which sits atop of an intricatively carved pierced apron that consists of vines and open and closed five petaled flowers. The stand is supported by five pierced legs ending in hooved feet. A five part stretcher ebmellished with carved flourishes and forming an open pentagon in the center which spans the base of the stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
teak (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
plant stands
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
Stand, Plant
teak (wood)
Dimensions
22 14/16 (H), 14 10/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.698
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
174940

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