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Serving table

1949.339 (RS85706)

Description

Demi-lune side table with four fluted legs; capitals have hour-glass turning. Rectangular skirts painted black with gilded Chinoiserie scenes. Edges of top gilded. Top with broadly painted pagoda, ship, bridge, etc. in gold, green, reds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
fluting
Gilded
gilding
Hour-Glass Turning
Orientalism
Pagoda
Painted
painting (coating)
servers (sideboards)
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
31.5 x 36.125 x 17.063 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.339
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7509

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