User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Card table (one of a pair)

Table with shaped top with hinged leaf; lyre-shaped supports on square base with curving legs terminating in brass claws; brass lion heads with rings on front support and ends of skirt; metal inlay. Mate to Res. 27.75.

Provenance

Descended in the family of James Swan (1754-1830) of Dorchester, Mass. to the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark

1808–15

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74 x 90.5 x 45.4 cm (29 1/8 x 35 5/8 x 17 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.76

Medium or Technique

Mahogany and mahogany veneer, ebony (?) stringing, eastern white pine, birch, ash, brass and baize (original)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens