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Card table with four legs; one swings out to support top when open. Sides are elaborately serpentine with molded edge on top. Skirt veneered with single bead around convex front center section, triple bead molding applied at lower edge. Turned legs project at corners and front legs are carved...

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Provenance

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean, to the MFA in 1976.

Credit Line

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean

about 1815–20

Object Place

Boston or Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.9 x 95.3 x 47 cm (29 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.648

Medium or Technique

Mahogany with mahogany veneer, birch and pine , brass castors

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens