This China, or tea, table is related to a design in the first edition of Thomas Chippendale's Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director (1754).
Inscription: Pasted on a block underneath the top is a round sticker on which are printed and inscribed, respectively: "Irwin Untermyer Collection"; and "418" and "F."
James Duveen ; [ Sydney Letts ] ; Richard A. Canfield (by 1913) ; Marsden J. Perry (until 1936) ; [ sale, The Anderson Galleries New York, April 4, 1936, no. 246 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1958–64; to MMA)
Artist: Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)Date: ca. 1772Medium: Mahogany, covered in modern red morocco leatherAccession: 1996.426.1–.14On view in:Not on view
Artist: Peter Langlois (French, active 1759–81, worked in England 1760–70)Date: 1764Medium: Pine and oak with marquetry of satinwood, kingwood, and other woods on a mahogany ground; gilt bronzeAccession: 59.127On view in:Not on view