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Card table

Card table
Card table
Card table
Card table
Title
Card table
Date 
1800-1810
Medium 
Mahogany, satinwood; oak, pine; textile
Dimensions 
closed: 29 1/4 x 35 x 17 1/2 in. ( 74.3 x 88.9 x 44.5 cm )
Description 
Mahogany Federal demilune card table with satinwood inlay; circular top with a single band of stringing, edges with veneer banding, and halves joined by a single leaf-edge tenon; tabletop with green felt lining (not original); apron with four bookend inlaid panels, one above each of the front legs, and stringing along the bottom; six tapering legs, one of which is a fly leg, with corresponding leg on opposite side a dummy; each leg with inlaid cuffs at the bottom, the two front legs with intersecting husks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Object Number 
1945.116
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this table once belonged to the Honorable John Watts (1749-1836).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group