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Tilt-top table

1949.440 (RS119558)

Description

Tripod base with scrolled rectangular legs. Ring, vase and ogee turned pedestal support terminating in block table support with hinged circular table top; pie-crust edge. Deep well has scene of two pagodas,distant; group of people; foreground. Alternating scrolled and cross-hatch diaper at cavetto. Legs and pedestal scrolled; linear gilt highlights.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Location of origin
English
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
gilding
hardwood
japanning
lacquering
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Gilded
gilding
hardwood
Hardwood
Japanned
japanning
Lacquered
lacquering
Orientalism
Pagoda
Pie-Crust
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
tilt-top tables
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
41.125 (H), 26.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.440
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7524

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