Nesting Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-55714

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

Dimensions

27.125 x 18 x 11.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.50D