Card table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-17434

Description

Card table. Rosewood, brass, ormolu. Two open lyres compose supports. Leaves have bowed fronts with recessed corners. Veneered rails with three ormolu mounts conform to shape of top. Lyre displays painted gilt foliage. Brass rods form "strings." Four saber legs terminate in brass lions head casters. Brass stringing forms panels on surfaces and edges of leaves. Hinged top swivels to expose well. Top surface lined in green baize.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
rosewood (wood)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
heads (representations)
lyres
Rosewood
Lyre
Lion
TABLE, CARD

Maker

Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker)
Penniman, John Ritto, 1782-1841 (Gilder)

Dimensions

29 1/3 x 36 x 17 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1976.105

Places

Massachusetts (United States)