Card table, 1760–85
Newport, Rhode Island
Mahogany, maple, chestnut, white pine; 27 3/4 x 33 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (70.5 x 84.5 x 41.9 cm)
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1967 (67.114.1)
This example of the classic Newport blockfront card table is perfectly proportioned and finely executed. The distinctive manner in which the knees and feet are carved is associated with the famous local maker John Goddard (1724–1785).