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    Artist Name:

    Unknown

    Title:

    Pier Table

    Date:

    ca.1830-1840

    Medium:

    Rosewood, marble, gilt bronze, brass, gesso, and glass

    Dimensions:

    37 1/2 x 42 x 18 inches

    Credit Line:

    Purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Acquisition Trust and William N. Banks, Jr.

    Accession Number:

    1981.1000.76 A-B

    On View - Stent Family Wing, Second Level, Gallery 207
    This pier table, one of a matching pair, is an excellent example of the New York Empire style and is often attributed to Duncan Phyfe due to similarities in ornamentation and form. The table is characteristic of the New York variant of American Empire style epitomized by architectural and Neoclassical elements—columns, pilasters, acanthus leaf motifs, and other elements inspired by Antiquity.



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