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Object ID 1986.008
Object Name Table, Pier
Collection Furniture
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date 1825
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1830
Description Philadelphia pier table with removable gray and white marble shelf top that is supported by two front columns with ormolu bases and capitals and two engaged columns, between which is mirror, at the rear. The columns rise from a lower shelf and are supported by monopodia feet in front and turned, bullet-shaped feet at rear. There is a label on the back (ca. 1940) from Nicolaides' Washington Art Galleries.
Dimensions H-38.375 W-35 D-19.5 inches
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House.
Subjects Furniture
Search Terms Philadelphia
Pier Tables
Room "Back Parlor"
Material Mahogany; marble; tulip poplar
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA