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Small Table



Wood, ceramic

22 1/4 in. x 12 3/8 in. x 8 in. (56.52 cm x 31.43 cm x 20.32 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.413
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Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture
Collection: Deanery Collection
This small teakwood plant stand has a diamond-shaped top and is elaborately inlaid with mother-of-pearl. It was used in M. Carey Thomas’s study, the Blue Room, as early as 1954. The stand has been tentatively ascribed to Lockwood de Forest, who designed the Japanese-themed study for Thomas in 1896, but this attribution is uncertain.

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  • ceramic - Refers to any of various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and corrosion-resistant materials made by shaping and then firing a nonmetallic mineral, such as clay, at a high temperature.
  • inlay - Any process by which small pieces of one material are inserted into a larger piece of another so as to create a design.
  • stands - Objects designed to support or display another object; examples are small tablelike pieces of furniture used for holding or displaying objects. For supporting structures that are designed with and attached to the supported object, use "bases (object components)."
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • "All-Over" Design: Lockwood de Forest between Ahmedabad and Bryn Mawr Bryn Mawr College , 10/24/2019 - 3/1/2020

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