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Card Table

1948.122 (RS246254)

Description

Card table. Mahogany, mahogany veneer and branch satinwood. Hinged top, ovolo corners and serpentine front and sides. Front skirt has highly decorative veneer of rectangular and oval satinwood (or other light wood) flame figures. Similar rectangular veneers on sides and inlays on bottom of skirt and edge of top all around. Swing leg supports leaf. Rests on four round tapered reeded legs with ring cuffs and plain round tapered feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
card tables
Federal
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Table, Card
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
29 3/8 x 36 3/8 x 34 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.122
Credit Line
Gift of Charles K. Davis
GUSN
55769

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