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A Fine Classical Carved Parcel Gilt, Stenciled Mahogany Marble Top Pier Table, New York, c.1825, attributed to Meeks or Robert Fisher


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This is an outstanding pier table that makes a very strong statement, using many of the bells and whistles of the classical style. It is simply the best of its type. Note the strong paw feet and the acanthus carving above, and this is as good as it gets. Also note the fully developed capitals above the desirable marble columns, also, note the original ormolu mounts. Also, of note is the marble top, which is absolutely original…few survive unbroken.

Lastly, please find below an image of the famous Joseph Meeks and Sons secretary at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, which has been reattributed to Robert Fisher (1824-1837), based on the later discovery of labeled pieces by Fisher, and note the similarity of lower bases, they are obviously from the same shop.  The updated attribution is reflected on the current Metropolitan Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/3158.

Height: 38 1/4 in. Width: 44 in. Depth: 19 in.
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