Console table

about 1775

Object Place: Europe, England


86.6 x 91.2 x 43.1 cm (34 1/8 x 35 7/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, amboyna (?), holly inlay, spruce

Not On View





The mahogany table has serpentine sides and a serpentine front with a conforming top veneered with quartered mahogany and a central oval of amboyna (?) boarded by crossbanded mahogany. The aprons are carved with stop-fluting and in the center of the front apron with a neoclassical urn within an oval beaded border with acanthus leaves at the four corners. The table is supported by two tapering fluted front legs ending in fluted baluster feet.


F. Behrens. By 1945, Jas. A. Lewis & Son, New York; October 22, 1945, sold by Jas. A. Lewis & Son to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection