Tilt-top tea table

Date

1755-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3867

Description

round tilt-top, bird cage, tea table with tripod, snake foot base, urn turning surmounted by double molding and straight tapered shaft terminating in bird cage fixture with four turned supports between square blocks; cleats on either side of hinge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tilt-top tables
tea tables (tables)
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
Chippendale
Mahogany
Chippendale
Birdcage
TABLE, TEA

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

41 x 21.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.209