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Card Table

Description

Card table. One of a pair. Mahogany inlaid with rosewood and other unidentified light and darkwood inlay. Rectangular top revolves ninety degrees and has elongated astragal-shaped ends. Molded edges on top and leaf. Top rests on two lyre-shaped supports with inlaid strings and pegs atop an octagonal straight-shaped plinth that rests on four cabriole legs with hairy paw cast brass feet on casters.

Details

Maker
Probably Seymour, Thomas (American cabinetmaker, 1771-1848) (Furniture maker)
Date
1808-1815
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
eastern white pine (wood)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
card tables
eastern white pine (wood)
Empire
Empire (style)
Iron
mahogany (wood)
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
28 5/8 x 36 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.716.1
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62466

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