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Card table

Description

Card table. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine. Square top with half-serpentine ends, serpentine front and ovolo corners. Four tapered heavily reeded legs with turned rings at feet and tops; water leaf carving at tops. Top conforms in shape where legs join skirt engaged quarter columns. Swing leg pivots on wooden pin. Edge of skirt has even gadrooning. Upper half of hinged top has parallel incised lines forming molding and lower half with cove molding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Inscriptions
Chalk inscriptions on swing leg and underside of top.
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
card tables
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
34 3/16 x 36 9/16 x 36 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.17
GUSN
17344

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