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Reading or Writing Table

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Tulipwood veneered on oak and pine
DATES ca. 1750
DIMENSIONS 42 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (107.3 x 64.8 x 42.5 cm) Overall H. (screen down): 27 in. (68.6 cm)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Mary Hayward Weir
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CAPTION Reading or Writing Table, ca. 1750. Tulipwood veneered on oak and pine, 42 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. (107.3 x 64.8 x 42.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Mary Hayward Weir, 68.202.12. Creative Commons-BY
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