Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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) (show scale)
Matthew Scott Sloan Collection, Gift of Lidie Lane Sloan McBurney
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.
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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1997.150.14_transp688.jpg)
overall, 1997.150.14_transp688.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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