pier table


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pier table

n
(Furniture) a side table designed to stand against a wall between windows

pier table

A table designed to stand against a wall between two windows.
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Noun1.pier table - a low table set below a pier glasspier table - a low table set below a pier glass  
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
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The Baltimore-made pier table is especially unique, the exhibition catalog said, because the technique was more commonly used on frames and mirrors.
A piece of furniture that was certainly at Petworth in the time of the 3rd Earl, but cannot be stated to have been acquired by him, is the carved and gilt pier table with a porphyry top displayed against the window wall of the Carved Room which was restored in 2006 (Fig.
Intended to hang above a pier table between the tall windows of a grand house, the mirror was a melange of French rococo and chinoiserie, as indicated by the Chinese heads on either side of the central crest.
For the ceremony, the rose parlor remained in period dress, and a hand-carved gilt cross illuminated the pier table.