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Card table

Square card table with ovolo corners, hinged top, and four pointed double-taper legs; three of the legs are fixed, and the left rear leg is a hinged fly-leg; the edges of the hinged (Hewitt, no. 83) and fixed (Hewitt, no. 3) leaves are decorated with patterned inlay; the sides, ovolo corners and...

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Label of Archelaus Finch, Charlestown, Massachusetts: "House Furniture of the most approved fashion and best kind, made, sold, and exchanged by Archelaus Flint, Cabinet Maker, at his shop in Main Street, near the square, Charlestown."


By 1962, Lloyd E. Hawes Collection; 1993, Gift of Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lloyd E. Hawes from the Lloyd E. Hawes Collection

about 1800–15

Object Place

Rural Massachusetts or New Hampshire, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, birch or satinwood veneer, white pine, yellow-poplar




Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens