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Dressing Table

Date:
1740–50
Geography:
Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany
Dimensions:
30 3/8 x 34 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (77.2 x 87 x 57.2 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Yvette and Thomas Cole, in memory of Louis W. Cole, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.449
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 752
A classic example of the Queen Anne style, this dressing table has cabriole legs that terminate in delicate “slipper” feet and a carved shell that is fully integrated into the scrolls of the skirt.
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