Dressing TableMade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Artist/maker unknown, American
Walnut, yellow poplar, white cedar, yellow pine; brass
Currently not on view
1925-69-1Purchased with the Elizabeth S. Shippen Fund, 1925
LabelThis finely turned dressing table survives with its original decorative stand on an intricately shaped sawn stretcher. Intended to display a ceramic vase or some other ornament, the stand is centered under the arched central skirt cut-out and center pendant drapes, which would have visually framed any ornament displayed. Its "cup" and "trumpet" legs and ball feet are composed of separately turned, vertically joined elements.