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Artist
Joseph Barry
Title
Center Table
Date
c. 1825 - 1830
Medium
curly maple, mahogany, pine, poplar, and oak
Dimensions
Overall: 29 × 48 1/8 inches (73.7 × 122.2 cm)Detachable top: 4 3/4 × 48 1/8 inches (12.1 × 122.2 cm)Bottom: 24 1/4 × 40 inches (61.6 × 101.6 cm)
Tags
Furnishing
Credit Line
Bequest of Mary Telfair.
Accession Number
1875.16
Fulfilling her desire for “a small center table of the best bird’s eye maple,” Mary Telfair commissioned this Classical Revival table. This piece is an elegant example of early 19th-century furniture design.