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Center Table

Maker:
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company (active ca. 1859–1910)
Date:
1870–75
Geography:
Probably made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Rosewood, walnut, marble
Dimensions:
31 1/4 x 47 x 31 in. (79.4 x 119.4 x 78.7 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
68.207a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 736
Stylistic and manufacturing similarities between this table and three other chairs in the Museum’s collection likely made by Pottier & Stymus warrant its attribution to that large and important New York City firm. As were the establishments of Leon Marcotte and the Herter Brothers, Pottier & Stymus was truly an interior decorating concern, capable of providing everything required, including the architecture, for the complete furnishing of a house.
Inscription: Underneath top on a brace: pencil inscription 98.405 [?]. ON / [L]ONDON is inscribed in a circle (or horseshoe shape) surrounding design of animal paws on underside of apron. Inscribed on apron along side: Wallace table 5964 No. 10
Harmanus Antique and Art Galleries, Albany, New York, until 1968
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