Table, Patio

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Table, Patio

Dimensions

  • Table: 48.6 × 48.6 × 55.9cm (19 1/8 × 19 1/8 × 22 in.)
  • Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet): 152.4 × 121.9 × 78.7cm, 83.9kg (60 × 48 × 31 in., 185lb.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

  • One of a pair of patio tables (other is A20141041000). Top consists of nine hand-painted ceramic ballooning tiles set into concrete. Slab is set into a metal table frame that has been painted white.
  • Each tile shows an image of a balloon aloft with a caption below:
  • Top left: 1784 Montgolfiĕre Des Roziers
  • Top Center: Guyton 1784
  • Top Right: Le Ballon De Fleurus 1794
  • Middle Left: Mme. Blanchard 1819
  • Middle Center: Blanchard 1785
  • Middle Right: Blanchard 1816
  • Bottom Left: Pilatre Des Roziers 1784
  • Bottom Center: 15 Mars 1784
  • Bottom Right: Robertson 1789

Type

ART-Paintings

Inventory Number

A20141040000

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