Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1805

GUSN

GUSN-72471

Description

One of a pair of eastern Massachusetts card tables. Mahogany and exotic wood veneers. Lightwood stringing inlay on apron and edge of top; light and darkwood inlaid thistle paterae, lightwood inlaid oval at center of skirt. Astragal corners. Rests on four tapered fluted legs with arrow feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Seymour, John (Cabinetmaker, attributed)
Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker, attributed)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

28 1/3 x 36 1/3 x 35 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.776.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)