Card Table

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1805

GUSN

GUSN-7633

Description

Federal period. Sheraton style card table with serpentine sides and elliptical front. Conforming hinged top with double band of checkered inlay along edge. Frontal skirt decorated with a rectangular mahogany veneer panel with central oval reserve of burled maple; central panel flanked by simple maple panels. Corners of skirt with half-round molded edge. Four reeded tapered legs terminating in bulb swelled ankles above peg feet; one leg swings out.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card tables
tables (support furniture)
burl veneer
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
maple (wood)
Federal
maple (wood)
Sheraton
Maple
Mahogany Veneer
Federal
Sheraton
Inlaid
TABLE, CARD

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

29.313 x 37.25 x 17.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.412