Pier Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17222

Description

Pier table. Marble, mahogany veneer, various secondary woods, ormolu mounts. Rectangular base rests directly on floor with D-shaped cut out supports two plain columns with brass mounts in front and rear pilaster which have molding but no brass. Brass mounts are decorated with bands of cross-hatching, leafage and guilloches. The rear pilasters form the vertical framing for a rectangular mirror. Front apron has applied ormolu mounts, the central one a goddess seated on a horse holding a sceptre and a cornucopia, flanked by a fern curving to a circular rosette. Top is grey-veined white marble.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pier tables (side tables)
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
marble (rock)
Table
Table, Side
Table, Pier
Table, Pier

Additional Identification Number

199.646

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Support Furniture

Dimensions

34 x 46 x 19 15/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A.P. Davis

Accession Number

1931.1310

Places

Massachusetts (United States)