Nesting Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-55712

Description

Part of set of four nested black and gold lacquered tables with Asian scenes on tops surrounded by elaborate floral and foliate borders. Legs and stretchers decorated with complimentary designs. Rectangular tops with rounded corners and edges supported by two lyre-shaped legs, each pierced with a central fleur-de-lis finial moving to shaped bracket feet. Single rear stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nesting tables
tables (support furniture)
japanning
wood (plant material)
Table
Table, Nesting
Table, Nesting

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

27 1/8 x 18 x 11 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.50B