Pier table (2004.15)
Mahogany, rosewood, and pine pier table with a marble top; This table can be firmly attributed to Philadelphia cabinetmaker Anthony G. Quervelle based upon stylistic details. Stylistic features found on the DAR example that relate to Quervelle's work include a three-quarter height rear back mirror flanked by Doric pilasters, turned vasiform rear feet and a bottom shelf featuring a complex double serpentine and semicircular profile. This particular shelf profile is indeed found on many of Quervelle's pier tables. Perhaps the feature that most connects the DAR example with other Quervelle pier tables is the distinctively and elaborately carved front legs and feet. Quervelle pier tables often feat ...
36.2 x 43.5 x 20.5 in
Image and text: DAR Museum, 2023
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