Console dessert table

Console dessert table
Title
Console dessert table
Date 
1775-1790
Medium 
Mahogany, oak, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 33 1/4 x 37 3/4 x 17 in. ( 84.5 x 95.9 x 43.2 cm )
Description 
Mahogany Louis XVI console table; rectangular form with rounded front corners and white marble top surrounded by a pierced brass gallery; center drawer flanked by a false drawer on either side, all similarly decorated with applied brass beading and brass keyhole hardware; four colonettes with swollen fluted and stop-fluted shafts descend from blocks with rectangular panels of applied sheet brass and join lower marble shelf, which is also surrounded by pierced brass gallery, to upper case; the whole supported on tapering, fluted legs with brass cuffs and sabots.
Credit Line 
Bequest of A. E. Gallatin
Object Number 
1952.396
Gallery Label 
This table is similar to work done by French immigrant cabinetmakers such as Charles-Honoré Lannuier in New York City in the first two decades of the nineteenth century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group