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Carved teak plant stand with scalloped top with a beaded border that surrounds a round soapstone insert, which sits atop of an intricatively carved pierced apron that consists of vines and open and closed five petaled flowers. The stand is supported by five pierced legs ending in hooved feet. A five part stretcher ebmellished with carved flourishes and forming an open pentagon in the center which spans the base of the stand.
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
22 14/16 (H), 14 10/16 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation