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Tea table

Tea table
Tea table
Title
Tea table
Date 
1760-1790
Medium 
Mahogany
Dimensions 
Overall: 27 3/4 x 28 1/2 in. ( 70.5 x 72.4 cm )
Description 
Mahogany Chippendale tea table; circular tilt top with carved piecrust edge; tripod pedestal base consisting of spiral-turned pillar upon a spiral-turned urn, the whole supported on rounded, serpentine legs with knees carved with wheat-sheaf motif and plain, oval pad feet.
Credit Line 
Bequest of William Gedney Beatty
Object Number 
1941.908
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this table once belonged to Major General Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), who resided at his mansion, "The Pastures," in Albany. Schulyer was the son of Cornelia Van Cortlandt and a descendant of Philip Pieterse Schuyler, who came to New Netherland in 1650.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group