Nesting Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-55712

Description

Part of set of 4 nested black and gold lacquered tables w/ Oriental scenes on tops surrounded by elaborate floral and foliate borders. Legs and stretchers decorated w/ complimentary designs. Rectangular tops w/ rounded corners and edges supported by two lyre-shaped legs, each pierced w/ a central fleur de lis finial moving to shaped bracket feet. Single rear stretchers, ? and decorated.

Details

Descriptive Terms

nesting tables
tables (support furniture)
japanning
wood (plant material)
Japanned
TABLE, NESTING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27.125 x 18 x 11.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.50B