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Chamber or Dressing Table

1705-1720
Artist/maker unknown, American
This 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....

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