Pair of vase stands
[Role] Thomas Chippendale (English, 1718–1779)
H: 18 in.; Diameter of top 10 5/8 in.
Medium or Technique
Spanish mahogany, marble tops (later)
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Each dished circular top with a gadrooned edge over an icicle-carved apron on boldly carved acanthus-wrapped downswept legs with overscrolled feet on rockwork plinths, one section of icicles on each replaced, the rockwork feet possibly later.
1950/1951, Arthur S. Vernay, Inc., New York. Halsted Billings Vander Poel (b. 1911 - d. 2003), Washington DC; April 8, 2004, Vander Poel estate sale, Christie's, New York, lot 162. By 2009, Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2010, year-end gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)
Gift of Horace Wood Brock