Serving table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-7509

Description

Demi-lune side table with four fluted legs; capitals have hour-glass turning. Rectangular skirts painted black with gilded Chinoiserie scenes. Edges of top gilded. Top with broadly painted pagoda, ship, bridge, etc. in gold, green, reds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

servers (sideboards)
tables (support furniture)
wood (plant material)
gilding
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Chinoiserie
fluting
Orientalism
Painted
Gilded
Orientalism
Chinoiserie
Pagoda
Hour-Glass Turning
TABLE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

31.5 x 36.125 x 17.063 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.339

Places

Probably