Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50610

Description

Card table. Mahogany with birch veneer and lightwood inlay. Demilune leaves with inlaid ends that peak at the top of the legs; a string inlaid conforming skirt. Rests on tapered legs with string inlay.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
birch (wood)
veneer
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Federal
Mahogany
Birch
Inlaid
Federal
TABLE, CARD

Inscription

In chalk on the underside top is: N.B. BED.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30 x 35 1/2 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.41

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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