Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-62651

Description

Card table. Mahogany. Rectangular top with rounded corners and molded edge hinged along back edge. Top revolves ninety degrees and leaf swings onto rails by means of a brass rolled hinge. Molding cut into sides of rails with applied ribs at front corners. Top has white pine medial brace on its underside. Plain cylindrical shaft on molded circular plinth. Rests on four saber legs that terminate in hairy paw cast brass feet on casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
brass (alloy)
Empire (style)
Empire
Brass
TABLE, CARD

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

P759

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29 x 35 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.657

Places

Massachusetts (United States)