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Card Table

1971.447 (RS116256)

Description

Half-round shape; four tapered square legs with string inlay; swing leg; conforming apron with projecting stiles on which are stained green inlaid ovals with lilies of the valley; the apron is edged with a band of light and dark inlay; the edge of the hinged double top is inlaid with light wood stringing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1805
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
staining
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
card tables
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hepplewhite
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Lily of the Valley
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Maple
maple (wood)
Oak
oak (wood)
Stained
staining
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
veneer
Dimensions
28.438 x 36.063 x 17.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.447
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5035

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