Part of a set. See all set records
Overall: 91.5 x 105.4 x 57.1 cm (36 x 41 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. R. Livingston Ireland 1981.65.a
Ornamental tables such as this marble-topped example were most often used in rooms on a narrow wall between two windows or just across from them on an opposite wall. Usually a gilded mirror hung above the table to create a single pier of glass, top to bottom, which reflected light around the room. This table’s bold use of carved and stenciled decoration, as well as expensive white marble, indicate that it was owned by a very wealthy family.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.