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