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Card table

English
about 1715


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

72.07 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.115

Medium or Technique

Laburnum, laburnum veneer, oak, iron and brass hardware.

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, August 27, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Games table opens to fabric covered surface with wells for counters and square reserves in each corner for candlesticks. Concertina action allows sides to extend and then be held ridgid by a hook, moving the back legs further out to support the flap. Veneers form a striped pattern on top and sides of each table. Legs are fashioned from solid wood and are also striped. The legs end in pad feet. Mate to 1984.116

Provenance

1977, sold by Phillips of Hitchin Antiques, Ltd., Hitchin, England, to Herbert Heidelberger (b. 1933 - d. 1982), Boston; 1984, bequest of Herbert Heidelberger to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 7, 1984)

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger