Ebonized and carved small wooden table or lamp stand. Elaborately carved with deer, dogs' heads ending in fishtails, and four paw feet. Turned drops are suspended from the table apron. Probably made locally, possibly in Manhattan. Table measures 33.750 inches high x 18.5 inches wide x 11.5 inches deep.
(Keywords: New York City)
|Acquisition||Gift of the Estate of Ida Dudley Dale|
|Ownership and History||This unique table, a fine example of fancy parlor furniture, belonged to Ida Dudley Dale (1887-1955). Miss Dale was descended from the Griffin and Martling families, and she was an active member of the Staten Island Historical Society. In her youth, she lived with her parents on Castleton Avenue and (after 1902) on Manor Road in West New Brighton. In later years, she lived at 372 Prospect Avenue, Randall Manor, in a home she called "Memory Cottage," surrounded by mementos of her family's history.|
Dale, Ida Dudley
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