• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Garvan Carver
  • Date Made 1760-1780
  • Place Made
  • Materials Wood; Mahogany
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by David and Juli Grainger
  • Room
  • Accession # 1982.0071

Pie Crust Tea Table

Tea tables with tripod bases and circular tops were first made in Philadelphia about 1740. Josiah Claypoole advertised in 1738 that he made "all Sorts of Tea Tables," which probably included the tripod-base variety.