Table with mirror

1819–1822
Isaac Vose and Son (active 1819–1825)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 161.3 x 90.2 x 47.6cm (63 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 18 3/4in.)

Accession Number

1977.567

Medium or Technique

Rosewood veneer, white pine, chestnut, ash, yellow-poplar

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Table frame with central drawer and molded edges supported by slightly tapering columnar front legs with ormolu base and capital mounts and back legs of thin pilasters with rectangular recessed panels in center. Base board with scooped out front and side edges connecting legs. Large framed circular mirror on molded base pivots on semi circular bracket attached to table top. Leafy ormolu molding strips applied to base at joining of table top, bracket and molded edge of mirror. Condition: veneer cracked and split in many placed and pieces missing from molding on table top and edge of frame.

Provenance

Aimée Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989) and Rosamond Lamb (b. 1898 - d. 1989), Boston; 1977, gift of Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb