This form first appeared in the Victorian era and gets its' name from the fact that it was moved around from room to room as needed.
Height: 23.25 β Length: 29.5β Width: 21.5β
Base: 18.75" x 10" deep
See the Victoria & Albert Museum (museum no...
Width Open: 55.5"
Width Closed: 22.5"
Length: 20 β
(minor losses to painted decoration, legs replaced).
Provenance: Society of the Cincinatti, Anderson House Museum, Washington, D.C. Accession Number M.1938.753
Height: 29 1/2β
Depth Closed: 17.5"
Provenance: Eveleth/ Summerford Estate, Washington, D.C.
Height: 39.5β Width: 25β Depth: 24β
Height: 26β Width: 16.5β Depth: 16.75β
For more about this movement, see "American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts 1790-1840" by Sumpter Priddy
Diameter, lowest shelf : 24.5β
*Provenance: From the Estate of Marshall Coyne, Washington D.C.
Height: 17 1/2β
Width: 23 3/4β
In the 18th Century, both here and in England, the centers of your public rooms were left empty when not in use (except for your "Turkey Rug")...