Globe Table (Globustisch)

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Austrian
Globe Table (Globustisch), 1800/25
Walnut, fruitwood, and root-wood
37 3/4 × 16 1/2 in. (95.89 × 41.91 cm)
Gift of René von Schleinitz Memorial Fund, by exchange M2001.191
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Currently on View

Cultural life centered primarily in the home during the Biedermeier period, and specialized tables such as this one were designed to hold a woman's sewing implements in tiny interior drawers.

Publication History
Stoodley, Sheila Gibson. Birth of the Modern, Art & Antiques (June 2016): 39, color illus. p. 40.

Winters, Laurie. An Introduction to the Biedermeier Period, The Magazine Antiques 165, no. 1 (January 2004): 183, color pl. 12, 12a, and 12b.

Sotheby's, December 12, 2001 [auction catalogue]. London: Sotheby's, 2001, lot 189.


This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.