Center Table, between 1870 and 1880

  • Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company, American, active ca.1859 - 1910

Walnut, satinwood, other exotic woods, and brass

  • Framed: Overall: 32 1/4 inches × 48 inches × 30 5/8 inches (81.9 × 121.9 × 77.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund

1985.20

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Greek revival
  • Marquetry
  • Walnut
  • Satinwood
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Wood
  • Veneer
  • Furniture
  • Table
  • New york city

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, on the inside of the side rail and under the tabletop, in ink or ebonizing compound: 12203 Meyer

Provenance

Margot Johnson, Inc.; 1985-present, purchase by the Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund for the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bulletin of the DIA 62, 3 (1986): p. 17 (fig. 8). "American Decorative Arts Acquisitions 1985-2005." Bulletin of the DIA 81, 1-2 (2007): p. 57.

Rights Status

attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company, Center Table, between 1870 and 1880, walnut, satinwood, other exotic woods, and brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Dexter M. Ferry, Jr. Fund, 1985.20.