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Card Table

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Mahogany, birdseye maple veneer and wood inlay, white pine
DATES ca. 1800
DIMENSIONS 29 1/2 x 36 1/4 x 117 3/4 in. (73.9 x 92.7 x 45.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Matthew Scott Sloan Collection, Gift of Lidie Lane Sloan McBurney
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CAPTION Unknown. Card Table, ca. 1800. Mahogany, birdseye maple veneer and wood inlay, white pine, 29 1/2 x 36 1/4 x 117 3/4 in. (73.9 x 92.7 x 45.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Matthew Scott Sloan Collection, Gift of Lidie Lane Sloan McBurney, 1997.150.14. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1997.150.14_transp688.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Card table has serpentine table top with ovolo corners and strip of birdseye maple veneer on top front edge. Hinged top; proper left rear leg attached to swinging rail. Front and side rails decorated with rectangular panels of birdseye maple veneer framed by banding of dark wood, bordered on the bottom by demi-lunette marquetry. Reeded, turned legs. CONDITION - Minor scratches and wear on top under modern finish. Loss at left top edge.
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