Research: Luce Center for American Art

Tilt-Top Tripod Stand, Sheraton Style
Accession #67.120.13
Culture American
TitleTilt-Top Tripod Stand, Sheraton Style
Dateca. 1800
MediumMahogany
DimensionsOverall: 28 1/2 x 22 x 16 1/2 in. (72.4 x 55.9 x 41.9 cm)
Marksno marks
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineBequest of Laura L. Barnes
LocationVisible Storage: Case 1, Shelf D (Tiffany Glass)
DescriptionSheraton style. Rectangular top with bowed, indented corners; two parallel braces screwed to underside; between them is plinth attached at one side by pins; at other by means of tea table lock (brass). Into center of shaft is affixed top of pedestal which is turned in vase and ring pattern. Into base of shaft are dovetailed tops of "snake" feet. Condition: Excellent. Has been refinished with high gloss; otherwise in good condition.