Card table

1800–10
Probably by Duncan Phyfe (American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 65 (one of a pair)

Dimensions

Overall: 73 x 86 x 45.1 cm (28 3/4 x 33 7/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.593

Medium or Technique

Satinwood, mahogany, pine, brass paw feet and casters

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Elliptical-shaped folding top; apron edged in bead-moulding of gilt-brass, has 3 shaped panels of inlay with turned pendants below outer ones. Vertical rod in supporting post from rear legs to fly bracket for open top. Turned post carved with acanthus leaves. Tripod base with leaf-carved and reeded surface on curved legs with brass paw feet and casters

Provenance

1941, Purchased from Israel Sack, New York, by Maxim Karolik, Boston, MA; 1941, gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts (Accession Date October 9, 1941)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts