This is a very impressive George III (c 1790) period mahogany and satinwood bow front D shaped card table in the Sheraton style. The table is inlaid with satinwood with beautiful string inlaid edge accompanied by string inlaid ebonised wood to the front. There is an attractive rectangular frieze right in the centre front and beautiful square panels at the top of each leg.
The table folds open - resting on gated legs, revealing the green baize lined interior. The table stands on sturdy and firm, elegant string inlaid tapered legs with fascia giving the impression of terminating in the spade shape.
This is a lovely quality antique Georgian card table made of mahogany which has aged in a lovely tobacco colour with a striking grain and good patina.
This eye catching antique table would prove an ideal piece for a hallway with a beautiful lamp or provide the perfect setting for a game of cards with friends and family.
Condition report: This fine example of Georgian card table dates back to circa 1790 and is some 200 years old! The table shows original building material and construction methods. However, as with most antiques there are signs of age, use and in the case of this table an old repair. The table top shows a horizontal line where the mahogany has shrunk and professionally repaired and polished. There are also two areas where the wood has shrunk on each side of the top. Please refer to the photographs to identify these items. There are small dents along the edge of the table and legs. There is a small chip of the veneer at the bottom of one of the legs. There is an old repair of one of the legs detailed in the photographs. All of the above is mentioned for accuracy and believed to be a testimony of the age and use of this very fine old piece of antique furniture which is full of character. Please review carefully the photographs to see the items listed here.
H: 76 cm (30 inches), W: 91 cm (35 3/4 inches), D: 45.5 cm (18 inches)
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