Writing Table
circa 1906-1915
30 in. HIGH x 44.75 in. WIDE x 22.5 in. DEEP
Gift of Concours d'Antiques, the Art Guild

Glass top
Princeton Univ. Art Museum, 1972-73. Pasadena, "California Design 1910," 1974. Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, "Paint on Wood: Decorated American Furniture," 1976-77. TOM, "Reflections of the California Crafts Collection," 1984. TOM, Mathews Exhibition, 1985. OMCA, Great Hall, "California as Muse: The Art of Arthur and Lucia Mathews" 10/28/2006 - 03/25/2007; traveling to Norton Museum of Art and Akron Art Museum; Fall 2007 - Fall 2008.

This is a mahogany writing table that is incised with figures and floral motifs.  Decoration appears on the table top in a border near edge and on the drawer fronts.  Brass hardware with scarab-shaped drawer pulls.  A stretcher appears between the front and back legs on each side connecting at the table's octagonal feet.

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