Tilt-top table

Object Number: 
1959.52
Date: 
1876-1900
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 x 29 3/4 in. ( 78.7 x 75.6 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Empire style tilt-top table with an American eagle, crossed American flags, and inlaid portraits of George and Martha Washington and General Lafayette on circular top; tripod pedestal base consisting of spiral-turned baluster supported on legs with acanthus-carved knees and claw-and-ball feet on casters.
Gallery Label: 
This table descended through the Hein family, who settled in the vicinity of Albany, New York. It may have been made around the time of the nation's centennial in 1876.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanet Hein Chutjian, in memory of her son, Levon Chutjian
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group