European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Pier TableMade in France, Europe
Artist/maker unknown, French
Oak with mahogany veneer; silvered glass; gilded bronze mounts; granite top
2004-199-1Gift of Vibeke L. H. Swanson and Ingrid B. Hopkinson, 2004
LabelPier tables were generally made to stand against piers, the walls between windows. This table and its mate were among the furnishings of Point Breeze, the Bordentown, New Jersey, estate at which Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, spent many years in exile.
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