Lacquered Sewing Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-55702

Description

Black and gold lacquered sewing table; the rectangular hinged top has serpentine-shaped edges and a raised decorative panel; the corresponding base contains multiple fitted compartments for sewing tools. Two lyre-shaped legs, with a central fleur-de-lis finial and shaped bracket feet terminate in carved animal paw feet with pronounced knuckles. The entire piece is covered with oriental scenes and a diaper pattern. The remains of red silk bag with fringe are attached to a slide under the case. Reproduction sewing bag.

Details

Descriptive Terms

work tables
japanning
wood (plant material)
Table
Table, Work
Table, Sewing
Table, Sewing

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 3/8 x 24 3/4 x 17 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. W. Bean

Accession Number

1964.10