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Card Table

1949.412 (RS119531)

Description

Federal period. Sheraton style card table with serpentine sides and elliptical front. Conforming hinged top with double band of checkered inlay along edge. Frontal skirt decorated with a rectangular mahogany veneer panel with central oval reserve of burled maple; central panel flanked by simple maple panels. Corners of skirt with half-round molded edge. Four reeded tapered legs terminating in bulb swelled ankles above peg feet; one leg swings out.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1805
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
burl veneer
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
burl veneer
card tables
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Maple
maple (wood)
Sheraton
TABLE, CARD
tables (support furniture)
veneer
Dimensions
29.313 x 37.25 x 17.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.412
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7633

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