Tripod table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-8032

Description

S-shaped and scrolled; nesting on scrolled feet. Tilt-top hinged at center of underside circular top with metal locking device. Top decorated with Oriental scene of pagoda and figures in front. Legs and pedestal have elaborate scrolled gilding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tripod tables
tables (support furniture)
gilding
japanning
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Orientalism
Gilded
Turned
Japanned
Pagoda
Orientalism
TABLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

42.25 x 26.313 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.320