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Card table

Card table
Card table
Mahogany; oak, poplar
closed: 29 5/8 x 36 x 19 1/2 in. ( 75.2 x 91.4 x 49.5 cm )
Mahogany Empire card table; square pivot top with rounded corners, veneered border, and band of veneer surrounding edge; halves of top joined by two leaf-edge tenons; apron with figured mahogany veneer and rectangular panels of light wood (possibly maple) veneer wrapping around the corners; raised on four turned and carved legs above a horizontal base with incurving sides supported on four scrolling paw feet with casters.
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Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
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This table once belonged to Eliza Livingston (1808-1864), who married Charles W. Lynde in 1834. A portrait of Eliza by Albany artist Ezra Ames is in the Historical Society collection (1979.107).
Purchased by NYHS from Knickerbocker Antiques in 1979.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group