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Side table

Spanish Colonial
1750–1800


Object Place: Probably Sucre, Bolivia

Dimensions

94.61 x 123.19 x 71.75 cm (37 1/4 x 48 1/2 x 28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.44

Medium or Technique

Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Large side table with four cabriole legs with knee carving ending in blocky claw-and-ball feet; legs joined by saltire stretchers; front skirt with C-scrolls and large shell at center flanked by smaller shells; side skirts similarly shaped; top with serpentine sides and serpentine front; marbleized decoration throughout (except on top); rear upper rail missing.

Provenance

Acquired from the Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia, by the donors in 1966; given to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton