254: Attr: Herter Walnut Inlaid Parlor Table
Exceptional Carved Walnut Inlaid Parlor Table. Attr: Herter Bros. Inlaid top centered with musical instruments, colorful swirling and scrolling inlays with leave and small flowers, fish scales and medallions with figural festive faces on an ebony background; has incised borders and apron with rosettes. The carved legs have classical Renaissance figural heads at the top with scrolling shoulders and draped garments over turned supports with hairy paw feet. The concave center stretcher has embellished carvings, burled panels and incising topped with a top quality carved figure seated and playing a lyre; the star studded garments are long and flowing, exposing only the hands and toes of the figure. The table is in very good and original finish and condition, has original casters and is of the best quality. 30 in. high x 51 in. wide x 52 in. deep.