Card table

Object Number: 
1945.122
Date: 
ca. 1820-1825
Medium: 
Mahogany; pine, oak
Dimensions: 
closed: 30 x 37 x 19 in. ( 76.2 x 94 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Empire card table; square pivot top with rounded corners, double molded edge, and two halves joined by a single leaf-edge tenon; apron with carved front corner panels and gadrooning on lower front edge; cylindrical pedestal on molded square plinth supported on shaped horizontal base with gadrooning above four carved paw feet on casters.
Gallery Label: 
This card table belonged to New Yorker Frederic de Peyster (1790-1882). It is similar to labeled examples by Philadelphia cabinetmaker Anthony G. Quervelle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group