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Object ID 1975.017.035
Object Name Candlestand/Table
Collection Furniture
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1751
Year Range to 1799
Description Tilt-top round table on a tripod base with a vasiform, ring-turned shaft and snake feet with shallow pads. There is a slight lip around the rim of the top. The turned shaft supports a birdcage device that allows the table to rotate as well as tilt. The brass tilt-top switch is 19th or 20th century.

Dimensions H-27.5 Dia-21 inches
Dimension Details diameter of top; span of feet is 20 1/4".
Owned Lydia Laird
Provenance Bequest of Lydia Laird.
Subjects Tables
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Tables
Lydia Laird
Room Front Hall (First Floor)
Material Walnut
Place of Origin Philadelphia (?)