State Library of Victoria > La Trobe Journal

No 62 Spring 1998

A circular, parquetry Farm Yard Table Top. A moulded edge to the overhanging top with a recessed apron, crossband. The decoration includes a central parquetry radiating circle, with a stylised fan centre motif. A circle of hens and roosters to the exterior, and other farm yard animals including cows, horses and possibly goats make up the broad border. The timbers used in the parquetry include Oak, Baltic Pine, Boxwood and Sycamore. Diameter: 105.5cm. Origin: Ireland (most probably). Period: William IV Circa 1830-40. [table-top]

A circular, parquetry Farm Yard Table Top. A moulded edge to the overhanging top with a recessed apron, crossbanded. The decoration includes a central parquetry radiating circle, with a stylised fan centre motif. A circle of hens and roosters to the exterior, and other farm yard animals including cows, horses and possibly goats make up the broad border. The timbers used in the parquetry include Oak, Baltic Pine, Boxwood and Sycamore. Diameter: 105.5 cm. Origin: Ireland (most probably). Period: William IV. Circa 1830–40.