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Table

Description

Federal style round table with gilt eagle heads and claw feet on casters. Table has round top with a brown velvet cover and a cross-banded rim inlaid with continuous serpentine brass ringing, and ebonized molded edge. Apron with gilt moulding at top, three drawers and three false drawer fronts. Drawers originally had round brass knobs with rosette motif; three ebonized and gilt wing griffins for supports, three ebonized animal hock legs with gilt acanthus carving on knees, volutes, and brackets of leafage with projecting bundles of reeds.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa 1810-1830

Materials

Rosewood, mahogany, white pine, poplar

Dimensions

31.75 H x 39.75 W x 43.5 D inches

Resource ID

10354

Credit Line

Gift of Professor James Wilson Poultney, Mrs. Frank J. Taylor, and Mrs. Lee Wagner

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.