Tilt-top table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-7524

Description

Tripod base with scrolled rectangular legs. Ring, vase and ogee turned pedestal support terminating in block table support with hinged circular table top; pie-crust edge. Deep well has scene of two pagodas,distant; group of people; foreground. Alternating scrolled and cross-hatch diaper at cavetto. Legs and pedestal scrolled; linear gilt highlights.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tilt-top tables
tables (support furniture)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
gilding
hardwood
japanning
lacquering
turning (shaping process)
cross-hatching
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
Orientalism
Hardwood
Lacquered
Turned
Japanned
Cross Hatch
Diaper
Gilded
Pie-Crust
Pagoda
Orientalism
TABLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

English

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

41.125 (H), 26.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.440