Center table

about 1849
Attributed to J. & J. W. Meeks (American, active 1836–1859), Retailed by Samuel Beal (American)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 76.2 x 95.9 x 78.1 cm (30 x 37 3/4 x 30 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.963

Medium or Technique

Mahogany veneer, pine, and black marble top

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Grecian-style. Serpentine sides, scrolled legs.

Signed

S. Beal

Provenance

From the Roswell Gleason House (built about 1840), Dorchester, Massachusetts; by descent in the Gleason family to Mary K. Bowker; late 1970s, sold to Jonathan and Louisa Fairbanks; 1986, gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan L. Fairbanks and Louisa A. Fairbanks