Card Tables Photos

Antique wooden card table were characterized by rounded projections at the four corners to hold candles to enable players to see their cards. Many early models folded open to save space and some had cavities to hold chips.

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Card table with carved face at Castletown House. Ireland.Game table from New York, NY at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Card table with collection of metal objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Card table & side chair both from New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Card table with carved face at Castletown House. Ireland.Game table (c1830) from New York, NY at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA.Card table with collection of metal objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Card table (1765-85) & side chair (1755-65) both from New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Mahogany card table supported by carved eagle from New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Card table from Philadelphia with porcelain dessert coolers by Dihl & Guérhard of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Antique card table at Houmas House. Burnside, LA.Card table from Boston, MA with English silver candlesticks at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Mahogany card table supported by carved eagle (1810-25) from New York at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Card table (1810-25) from Philadelphia with porcelain dessert coolers (1800-5) by Dihl & Guérhard of Paris at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Antique card table at Houmas House. Burnside, LA.Card table (c1730-59) from Boston, MA with English silver candlesticks at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Card table by John Seymour of Boston with punchbowl & Italian painting in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Center table with chess set in upstairs sitting room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Mahogany card table from New York with side chairs from Boston or Salem at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Cherry Street alcove with colonial card table & furniture at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Card table by John Seymour of Boston with punchbowl & Italian painting in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Center table with chess set in upstairs sitting room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Mahogany card table (c1765-85) from New York with side chairs (c1755-85) from Boston or Salem at Nelson-Atkins Museum. Kansas City, MO.Cherry Street alcove with colonial card table & furniture (c1750-76) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Card table with side chairs in parlor at Conference House. Staten Island, NY.Card table from New York City with pair of side chairs from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Card table with corner candle sticks in Rococo style in drawing room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Argand lamp on card table supported by swan-neck lyre base in Chillman Parlor at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Card table with side chairs in parlor at Conference House. Staten Island, NY.Card table (c1770-5) from New York City with pair of side chairs (c1770) from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Card table with corner candle sticks in Rococo style (1755-90) in drawing room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Argand lamp on card table supported by swan-neck lyre base in Chillman Parlor at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Card table with embroidered top & fireplace with portrait by John Singleton Copley in Queen Anne Suite at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Card table at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Folding card table in billiard room at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Portrait of young boy over card table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.
Card table with embroidered top & fireplace (18th C) with portrait by John Singleton Copley in Queen Anne Suite at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Card table at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Folding card table in billiard room at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Portrait of young boy over card table at Conde-Charlotte Museum. Mobile, AL.
Early American tall clock, card table, & corner cabinet, portrait at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Rocking chair & card table at Davis House Museum. San Diego, CA.Card table with decanter & glasses at Davis House Museum. San Diego, CA.Card table with chairs & desk at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Early American tall clock, card table, & corner cabinet, portrait (c1820s) at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Rocking chair & card table at Davis House Museum. San Diego, CA.Card table with decanter & glasses at Davis House Museum. San Diego, CA.Card table with chairs & desk at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Fold-open card table in parlor at Shaw Mansion. New London, CT.Maryland period parlor noted for its scenic wallpaper from Paris & Baltimore-made card table & tall case clock by David Shoemaker of Mount Holly, NJ at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in British Colonial times with card table before fireplace. St Augustine, FL.Backgammon table attributed to Jean-Henri Riesener & other period furniture in Blue room Louis XVI at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Fold-open card table in parlor at Shaw Mansion. New London, CT.Maryland period parlor (1830s) noted for its scenic wallpaper from Paris & Baltimore-made card table (1820-30) & tall case clock (1802-10) by David Shoemaker of Mount Holly, NJ at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Ground floor room of The Oldest House as furnished in British Colonial times with card table before fireplace. St Augustine, FL.Backgammon table (c1785) attributed to Jean-Henri Riesener & other period furniture in Blue room Louis XVI at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Half-moon mahogany card table attrib. William Moore of Dublin at Bishop's Palace. Waterford, Ireland.Looking glass possibly American over English urn & card table at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Card table in parlor of Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.Mercy Otis Warren card table needlework at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.
Half-moon mahogany card table (c1780) attrib. William Moore of Dublin at Bishop's Palace. Waterford, Ireland.Looking glass (1800-25) possibly American over English urn (1770-99) & card table at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Card table in parlor of Gardner Pingree House. Salem, MA.Mercy Otis Warren card table needlework (1740-60) at Pilgrim Hall Museum. Plymouth, MA.
Clock & table in study at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Card table in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Folding card table & lap desk with late classical style wardrobe beyond at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.Library table & card table in library at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.
Clock & table in study at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Card table in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Folding card table (1830-40) & lap desk with late classical style wardrobe (1830-40) beyond at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.Library table & card table in library at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.
Octagonal drawing room with gate-leg card table in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Round card table with drop-leaf made for Thomas Robinson, prob. by John Goddard of Newport, RI at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Folding card table in pink bedroom at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Mahogany, oak & cherry card table with lyre support made in Philadelphia, PA at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.
Octagonal drawing room (1765-76) with gate-leg card table (c1765) in Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Round card table with drop-leaf made for Thomas Robinson, prob. by John Goddard of Newport, RI at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Folding card table in pink bedroom at Cawdor Castle. Cawdor, Scotland.Mahogany, oak & cherry card table with lyre support (1820-25) made in Philadelphia, PA at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.
Swiveling card table , Windsor side chair plus ceramics at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.


Swiveling card table (1810), Windsor side chair (c1840) plus ceramics at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.



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