Victorian laminated, carved rosewood center table, attributed to Meeks, in the Rococo Revival to Renaissance Revival transitional style. "Turtle" shaped white marble top over a conforming foliate carved and pierced skirt with acorn shaped drops. Central urn shaped pedestal joined to four scrolling legs, topped by carved blocks and reeded columns; whorl feet raised on casters. Dark original surface. 29" H x 44" W x 28 1/2" D. For a similar example attribution, refer to Eileen and Richard Dubrow, "American Furniture of the 19th Century, 1840-1880" p. 135. CONDITION: Original surface, original casters. Repair to top of one scrolled leg, scattered minor repairs or reinforcements to skirt. One area of separation to lamination at underside of skirt. Loss to tip of one carved cartouche on the skirt. A few rust colored stains to marble top. General scattered scratches and abrasions.
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