Card table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-17344

Description

Card table. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine. Square top with half-serpentine ends, serpentine front and ovolo corners. Four tapered heavily reeded legs with turned rings at feet and tops; water leaf carving at tops. Top conforms in shape where legs join skirt engaged quarter columns. Swing leg pivots on wooden pin. Edge of skirt has even gadrooning. Upper half of hinged top has parallel incised lines forming molding and lower half with cove molding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
TABLE, CARD

Inscription

Chalk inscriptions on swing leg and underside of top.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

34 3/16 x 36 9/16 x 36 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1958.17

Places

Massachusetts (United States)