Octagonal Library Table

A work made of ebony, boxwood, kingwood, mahogany, satinwood, pine, cedar, chestnut, tulipwood, and various stained and shaded woods, with ivory, pearl-shell, copper and brass inlay; the carcass of the top and of the drawer linings is mahogany; the carcass of the base pedestal is pine; replacement leather.
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  • A work made of ebony, boxwood, kingwood, mahogany, satinwood, pine, cedar, chestnut, tulipwood, and various stained and shaded woods, with ivory, pearl-shell, copper and brass inlay; the carcass of the top and of the drawer linings is mahogany; the carcass of the base pedestal is pine; replacement leather.

Date:

c. 1840; designed 1832

Artist:

Attributed to Richard Hicks Bridgens
English, 1785-1846
Made by Edward Holmes Baldock
English, 1777-1845
London, England

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Richard Hicks Bridgens (Designer)

Title

Octagonal Library Table

Origin

London

Date

1835–1845

Medium

Ebony, boxwood, kingwood, mahogany, satinwood, pine, cedar, chestnut, tulipwood, and various stained and shaded woods, with ivory, pearl-shell, copper and brass inlay; the carcass of the top and of the drawer linings is mahogany; the carcass of the base pedestal is pine; replacement leather

Dimensions

74.9 x 137.2 x 148.6 cm (30 x 54 x 58 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Antiquarian Society from the Capital Campaign Fund

Reference Number

1987.215.1

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