Tilt-top table with a circular, single-board, dished top on an incised baluster-and-spool-turned shaft on a tripod base featuring three cabriole legs terminating in ridged bulbous snake feet on pads; top connects to the birdcage or box by two projecting pintles set into two shaped cleats screwed to its underside and can be locked in place by a wooden key; birdcage or box with four balusters between two plain square blocks; legs are ogee-shaped on their undersides and blind dovetailed into the pillar which has a single gouge between the legs; no brace; shaped brass catch.

Date

1750-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Mahogany (primary and secondary)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 26 3/4 in. x 21 in. x 21 in. (67.95 cm x 53.34 cm x 53.34 cm)


Credit

Bequest of Sarah A. Collins, 1881


Object Number

M-246


Colors


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