New York, mid 19th century, label for "J. H. Belter & Co.", beveled mirror plate with carved walnut surround and scrolled supports, three serpentine dovetailed long drawers with figured walnut bookmatched veneers, 85 x 42-1/2 x 20-1/2 in.
Note: See Dubrow, pg. 120-121 for an example of Belter's unlaminated work and same label on a sofa.
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Provenance: St. Charles Gallery (New Orleans Auction Galleries), July 24-25, 2004; John W. Stark House, Springfield, Tennessee
original marble top with some stains and surface flaws, possibly original mirror plate (not removed for exam), mirror surround with filled shrinkage cracks, scattered typical surface wear and small repairs, Belter label faded and with edge losses