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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
Furniture
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Tables
Candlestands
Lydia Laird
Philadelphia
Furniture
Room Front Hall (First Floor)
Material Walnut
Place of Origin Philadelphia (?)