Description & Technical information

A highly important and superior quality mid 18th century carved mahogany concertina action card table having a baize lined fold over top with protruding corners above a conforming cross veneered frieze with flower head carved moulding below; on boldly carved cabriole legs with acanthus clasp to the knees terminating in elegant scrolled toes.

Depth: 19 in; 48.5 cm (closed)
Depth: 34 in; 86.5 cm (open)

Date:  1755
Period:  George II, 18th century
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 72.5 x 91.5 cm (28¹/₂ x 36 inches)
Provenance: M. Harris and Sons, London, England.
Hotspur Ltd., London, England.
Private collection, England.
Private collection, New York, USA.
Literature: Illustrated:
M. Harris and Sons, A Catalogue and Index of Old Furniture and Works of Decorative Art, Part II, circa 1930s, p. 263.