1800 - 1849
Mahogany, boxwood, bog oak veneer, baize and brass
73.7 x 47.1 x 45.8 cm
Place of origin
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Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum)
A mahogany card table, British, first half 19th century, the square top formed of two hinged halves which separate down the centre and fold-out, supported by a pull-out on each side, the interior lined with faded green baize, the exterior table top inlaid with a boxwood strung border with indented corners, boxwood stringing to the table top rim, a single frieze drawer, the drawer front with boxwood stringing, a band of bog oak and boxwood along the bottom of the frieze, on four square-section tapering legs, the outer sides of the legs with boxwood stringing and with ebonized collars near the bases, the legs terminating in brass caps and castors.
Gifted to the National Trust from Lady Mairi Bury (1921-2009), 1976.