Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Card table, 1760–90
    New York
    Mahogany, white oak, tulip poplar, white pine; 27 7/8 x 35 x 17 3/4 in. (70.8 x 88.9 x 45.1 cm)
    Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1947 (47.35)

    The most sophisticated New York Chippendale-style card tables have serpentine sides, shaped corners, gadrooned skirts, and five cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet. The square corners supported candlesticks, and the four oval dishes held gaming counters.

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  • Card table, 1760–90
    New York
    Mahogany, white oak, tulip poplar, white pine; 27 7/8 x 35 x 17 3/4 in. (70.8 x 88.9 x 45.1 cm)
    Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1947 (47.35)


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