Pier Table

Designed by Robert Adam, Scottish, 1728 - 1792. Carved by Sefferin Alken, English, 1717 - 1783.

Made in England, Europe


Carved and painted pine; marble top

35 1/2 inches × 7 feet × 34 inches (90.2 × 213.4 × 86.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 298, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

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Purchased with Museum funds, 1948

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Pier mirrors and tables generally stood against a pier, or the wall between two windows. This table was made for the gallery at Croome Court in Worcestershire, the country seat of George William (1722–1809), sixth earl of Coventry.

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