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Card table

Object Number: 
1945.116
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this table once belonged to the Honorable John Watts (1749-1836).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group