One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A table with an indented edge like a pie crust.
- ‘Last October, Christie's sold another example from Philadelphia, the family piecrust table, owned by the same family for the past 250 years.’
- ‘This is a stunning mahogany piecrust table with pierced deep carved shaped top.’
- ‘An American classic, the piecrust table's beautiful top, ball and claw feet and elegant column demonstrate the refinement of Colonial cabinetmakers.’
- ‘For example at our last sale a small piecrust table sold for €46,000 because of its untouched, pristine condition and its beautiful colour.’
- ‘To the left, a piecrust table with '50s lamp, vase and roses stands beneath a cheap graphic landscape and a Mannerist sex romp.’
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