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Tilt-top tea table

1880–1900


Object Place: possibly Newport, Rhode Island

Dimensions

76.2 x 82.55 cm (30 x 32 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1997.264

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Tilt-top tea table with round top, simple turned columnar pedestal with ring turnings at top and bottom, supported by three cabriole legs ending in shoed pad feet; top secured with two cleats and to hinge block at top of column with brass catch; iron brace reinforces joint of legs; top of pedestal secured to block with threaded post.

Provenance

Purchased by Ellen Loomis McMurry and Bryce E. McMurry, the donors, Palm Springs, California, in 1968 from an unknown source in North Carolina; given to the Museum in 1997 (Accession Date 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen Loomis McMurry and Bryce E. McMurry, M.D.