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Card Table

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Mahogany, other woods, gilt bronze, marbled paper
  • Possible Place Made: New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1815-1820
    DIMENSIONS 30 1/2 x 36 1/8 x 17 7/8 in. (77.5 x 91.8 x 45.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.95.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Andrew Berrien Jones
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Unknown. Card Table, ca. 1815-1820. Mahogany, other woods, gilt bronze, marbled paper, 30 1/2 x 36 1/8 x 17 7/8 in. (77.5 x 91.8 x 45.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Andrew Berrien Jones, 2004.95.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.95.2_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, overall, 2004.95.2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Rectangular card table with rounded corners and hinged slightly-overhanging top on wide columnar base with bronze ring hardware at base on parabolic X-stretcher on top of four short cylindrical legs with flattened concentric circle buttons and atop bronze bulbous vegetal feet consisting of a ring of leaves at the top and tapering gadrooned flutes at the bottom, raised on casters. Highly refinished.
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    Unknown. <em>Card Table</em>, ca. 1815-1820. Mahogany, other woods, gilt bronze, marbled paper, 30 1/2 x 36 1/8 x 17 7/8 in. (77.5 x 91.8 x 45.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Andrew Berrien Jones, 2004.95.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.95.2_PS2.jpg)