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Tilt-top tea table

1977.209 (RS116449)

Description

round tilt-top, bird cage, tea table with tripod, snake foot base, urn turning surmounted by double molding and straight tapered shaft terminating in bird cage fixture with four turned supports between square blocks; cleats on either side of hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1800
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Birdcage
Chippendale
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
TABLE, TEA
tables (support furniture)
tea tables (tables)
tilt-top tables
Dimensions
41 x 21.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.209
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3867

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