Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-55769

Description

Card table. Mahogany, mahogany veneer and branch satinwood. Hinged top, ovolo corners and serpentine front and sides. Front skirt has highly decorative veneer of rectangular and oval satinwood (or other light wood) flame figures. Similar rectangular veneers on sides and inlays on bottom of skirt and edge of top all around. Swing leg supports leaf. Rests on four round tapered reeded legs with ring cuffs and plain round tapered feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Federal
Table, Card

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29 3/8 x 36 3/8 x 34 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1948.122

Places

Massachusetts (United States)