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Card Table

Description

Mahogany hinged top with serpentine sides and bow front. Top face edge has center band of string and pieced inlay. Figured mahogany veneer of skirt over 2 piece horizontal birch laminant, raised lightwood tablet at center framing mahogany ellipse. Skirt lower edge banded with same inlay as top edges. Four square tapered mahogany legs, each with lightwood panel on upper stile, line inlay on 3 faces of front legs, on front and outside faces of rear legs. Repeat of pieced band inlay marks beginning of tapered foot. Fingers of swing leg pivot squared. Chalk writing under top possibly "No. 22"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1815
Inscriptions
No. 22 (handwritten)
Location of origin
MA; NH
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
birch (wood)
inlays (decorations)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
card tables
inlays (decorations)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Possibly birch (wood)
Table, Card
veneering
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
29 3/16 x 35 7/8 x 17 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.448
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255036

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