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Nesting Table

Description

Part of set of 4 nested black and gold lacquered tables w/ Oriental scenes on tops surrounded by elaborate floral and foliate borders. Legs and stretchers decorated w/ complimentary designs. Rectangular tops w/ rounded corners and edges supported by two lyre-shaped legs, each pierced w/ a central fleur de lis finial moving to shaped bracket feet. Single rear stretchers, ? and decorated.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
japanning
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Japanned
japanning
nesting tables
TABLE, NESTING
tables (support furniture)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
27.125 x 18 x 11.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.50B
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55712

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