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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Cherry, white pine
DATES ca. 1790
DIMENSIONS 24.4 x 19 x 19 in. (62.0 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Under table top: "235"
CREDIT LINE Matthew Scott Sloan Collection, Gift of Lidie Lane Sloan McBurney
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Federal style cherry stand with white pine secondary wood. Square top with ovolo corners. Baluster-turned pillar with ring turnings at lower center. Arched tripod base with slender snake feet. Dovetail joints connecting legs to central pillar. CONDITION - Missing screw from support brace bellow table top. Major repair work done to base of central pillar: section with seven pegs added to it, section with portion glued back to it, and section with new wood added to it and painted with faux ring turnings. One replaced leg.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION American. Candlestand, ca. 1790. Cherry, white pine, 24.4 x 19 x 19 in. (62.0 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Matthew Scott Sloan Collection, Gift of Lidie Lane Sloan McBurney, 1997.150.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1997.150.19_transp691.jpg)
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