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Dressing Table

English
about 1850


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

144.78 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

1977.874

Medium or Technique

Papier-mache

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Papier-maché, mother of pearl, black lacquer. With mirror, inlaid with mother of peral, serpentine shape cabriole legs, paw feet, lower shelf. Black lacquer with flowers inlaid and painted yellow, orange and red. Scrolled foliate design inlaid and gilded around triangular shelf. acanthus and foliate motifs around apron and legs. Mirror repeats floral design around edges.

Provenance

1978, gift of Dr. Margaret C.-L. Gildea to the MFA. (January 11, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Margaret C. L. Gildea