Console dessert table

Object Number: 
1952.396
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of A. E. Gallatin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group