Pedestal

English
1780–85


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

140.02 x 33.7 x 30.5 cm (55 1/8 x 13 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

1984.112

Medium or Technique

Harewood, satinwood, and walnut veneers

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

One of a pair with 1984.111. Harewood, satinwood, walnut veneer. Octagonal column topped by marquetry fluting and scole, and end with octagonalfeet. Four wide panels on pedestal decorated with intertwined husks and ribbons suspended from an anthemion in marquetry. The four narrower panels containmarquetry cascades of bellflowers held by a ribbon.

Provenance

By 1939, with Frank Partridge & Sons, Ltd., London. 1966, with Phillips of Hitchin Ltd., Hitchin; Leidesdorf Collection; June 28, 1974, sale, Sotheby & Co, London, lot 141. Possibly by 1974, with Hotspur Ltd., London. By 1978, Herbert Heidelberger; 1984, bequest of Herbert Heidelberger to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger