Mahogany; oak, pine, poplar
closed: 30 x 36 x 18 in. ( 76.2 x 91.4 x 45.7 cm )
Mahogany Empire card table; square pivot top with molded edge, with halves joined by three leaf-edge tenons, above a rounded apron; pedestal consisting of hexagonal vase-shaped pillar and plinth bolted to oblong abacus base with four scroll feet on casters.
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Catherine Hoover Voorsanger and John K. Howat, eds. Art and the Empire City: New York, 1825-1861. Yale University Press for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000 (p. 517).
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