Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770

Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770
Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770

Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770

CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY CARD TABLE WITH PIERCED FRETWORK APRON. England, circa 1770 Item # 810FPP06S.

Characterized by the French-inspired cabriolet legs, this rare card table is a simple exquisite example of the wealth of perspective that was considered in designing a piece. The simple mahogany top is a rich selection with a dense grain that glows in the polished patina of the single plank. Typical of the form, the back leg swings outward on knuckle joints to allow the top to flip over on original brass hinges to reveal an early worn baize card playing surface. The simple rounded edge and restrained approach to decoration speak to the taste of the original owner of the table, clearly someone with a well developed taste for the latest forms but with a more conservative eye for surface decoration.

Though richly carved, the table is one that unwraps slowly and does not cry out for attention: the simple applied pierced-fretwork is highly effective but almost disappears into the mahogany background; the anthemion carvings of the rounded knees are exceptional and exhibit a precise and practiced hand, but the richness of the carving is almost lost unless focused upon. But perhaps the most striking aspect of the table is the treatment of the feet, which are distinctly Rococo with the exaggerated French scrolled toe; these are raised over integral stumps with gentle fluting around them, the scroll highlighted by spurls of acanthus foliage. The table remains in very good original condition throughout.

27 3/4 H x 32 3/4 W x 32 1/4 D [opened]; 32 3/4 W x 16 1/4 D [closed]. Condition Report: Old baize with discolorations, holes and wear. Top of table with some color variation where an object likely covered it for a long period of time. Please scroll down and view all images of this piece for a full overview of condition.

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The item "Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770" is in sale since Thursday, January 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Tables\Pre-1800".

The seller is "sillafineantiques" and is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.


Chinese Chippendale Carved Mahogany Antique Card Games Table, England, c. 1770


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