Object Place: possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
77.47 x 87.63 x 43.18 cm (30 1/2 x 34 1/2 x 17 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mahogany, mahogany veneer, bird's-eye maple veneer, inlays, maple, pine
Not On View
Square card table with rounded ends and elliptic front with central tablet, supported by four straight legs terminating in pointed double-taper feet; one fly-leg at proper right supporting hinged top; central tablet veneered with mahogany; rails with bird’s-eye maple; patterned inlay on skirt and feet.
Branded "G. H. RICHARDS" in several locations
Probably owned originally by a G. H. Richards of Portsmouth, New Hampshire; 1995, offered for sale at Northeast Auctions, March 5, 1995, lot 447; probably purchased by Nathaniel T. Dexter of Boston at that auction and subsequently bequeathed to the Museum (Accession Date June 21, 2000).
Gift of the Nathaniel T. Dexter Fine Arts Trust