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Tripod table

1949.320 (RS119440)

Description

S-shaped and scrolled; nesting on scrolled feet. Tilt-top hinged at center of underside circular top with metal locking device. Top decorated with Oriental scene of pagoda and figures in front. Legs and pedestal have elaborate scrolled gilding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
japanning
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Gilded
gilding
Japanned
japanning
Orientalism
Pagoda
TABLE
tables (support furniture)
tripod tables
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
42.25 x 26.313 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.320
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8032

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