Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-62467

Description

Card table. One of a pair. Mahogany inlaid with rosewood and other unidentified light and darkwood inlay. Rectangular top revolves ninety degrees and has elongated astragal-shaped ends. Molded edges on top and leaf. Top rests on two lyre-shaped supports with inlaid strings and pegs atop an octagonal straight-shaped plinth that rests on four cabriole legs with hairy paw cast brass feet on casters.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
mahogany (wood)
eastern white pine (wood)
Empire (style)
Empire
Brass
Iron
TABLE, CARD

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Maker

Probably Seymour, Thomas (American cabinetmaker, 1771-1848) (Furniture maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28 5/8 x 36 x 17 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1948.716.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)