Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1815

GUSN

GUSN-255036

Description

Mahogany hinged top with serpentine sides and bow front. Top face edge has center band of string and pieced inlay. Figured mahogany veneer of skirt over 2 piece horizontal birch laminant, raised lightwood tablet at center framing mahogany ellipse. Skirt lower edge banded with same inlay as top edges. Four square tapered mahogany legs, each with lightwood panel on upper stile, line inlay on 3 faces of front legs, on front and outside faces of rear legs. Repeat of pieced band inlay marks beginning of tapered foot. Fingers of swing leg pivot squared. Chalk writing under top possibly "No. 22"

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
mahogany (wood)
veneering
birch (wood)
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
inlays (decorations)
Table, Card

Inscription

No. 22 (handwritten)

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

243.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA; NH

Dimensions

29 3/16 x 35 7/8 x 17 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.448

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly New Hampshire (United States)
Possibly
Possibly