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Card Table

Description

Card table. Mahogany. Rectangular top with rounded corners and molded edge hinged along back edge. Top revolves ninety degrees and leaf swings onto rails by means of a brass rolled hinge. Molding cut into sides of rails with applied ribs at front corners. Top has white pine medial brace on its underside. Plain cylindrical shaft on molded circular plinth. Rests on four saber legs that terminate in hairy paw cast brass feet on casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
card tables
Empire
Empire (style)
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
Dimensions
29 x 35 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.657
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62651

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