27 May 1999
A SPANISH WALNUT REFECTORY TABLE
Possibly Rioja, early 17th Century
The rectangular top above four oak-lined frieze-drawers carved with large flowerheads within foliate borders, flanked by channelled scrolls, the reverse with simulated drawers, on ring-turned legs joined by a box-stretcher and on bun feet, one stretcher replaced, minor restorations
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 95 in. (242.5 cm.) wide; 30 in. (76 cm.) deep
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A closely related table in the Hispanic Society Collection in New York, with similar carving to the drawers and srolls between them, is illustrated in G. Hardendorff Burr, Hispanic Furniture, New York, 1964 (2nd ed.), pp. 174-175, fig. 164.
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