Card table

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1815–1820
Physical Description:
29 1/4 x 35 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.
Materials:
Maple; brass; ivory
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical lyre card table of burled maple veneer, the bowfront frame is flanked by chased rosettes in black squares, the top is bordered by curly maple banding; the lyre support, platform and outsplayed leg façades are all burl maple veneer, the lyre is ornamented with three brass spiral rosettes and a large brass-chased mount centers the platform, the outsplayed legs are ornamented with ivory spiral tips and end in lion's head brass casters.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2225, pl. P5597.
Variant Titles:
Classical lyre card table
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Neoclassical style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5597
Genre:
card tables (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, February 1985
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10955993
OID:
11832865
PID:
digcoll:847218

Number of Pages: 3
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