Catalogue No. 1644
This is an early 19th century (c.1825) mahogany card table. The table stands on a base constructed from four turned and reeded supports with a block base that is decorated with brass stringing and inlaid with stylised thistle motifs. The base stands on four swept legs inlaid with ebony and brass, terminating with bast brass lions paw castors. The top as a decorative banding of kingwood and brass. The table swivels open to reveal a burgundy felt playing surface. This table is of excellent quality throughout, with only a slight shrinkage crack to the top.
Top - size when open - 92cm x 92cm.
92 x 46 x 73 cm (W x D x H)