Card table

about 1850–55
Charles A. Baudouine (active 1829–1854)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 72.4 x 118.1 x 40.6 cm (28 1/2 x 46 1/2 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.299

Medium or Technique

Rosewood, rosewood veneer, ash, birch, walnut

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Rococo Revival flip-top card table with drawer. Applied carved moldings on the skirt. Each outer leg has a carved corbel at the skirt, and descends in c-scrolls. Each inner leg is pierced to follow its scroll.

Markings

Drawer stamped: "From C.A. Baudouine 333 Broadway, New York"

Provenance

1981, sold at Sotheby's, New York (Victorian International Sale, June 20, 1981, lot 1174), purchased by E.J. Canton, dealer, Baltimore, Maryland on behalf of the MFA; 1981, sold by Canton to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 1981).

Credit Line

American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund