Fold-over card table
An oak fold-over card table, British, circa 1810-1830, the rectangular top with moulded rim folds over to reveal a green baized interior lining, the line-incised frieze above an arched apron carved with roundels, the table with fluted corner blocks on turned and tapering legs terminating in brass beaded mounts and castors, the rear two legs with swing-action in order to support the fold-over top when open.
In 1937 Sir Geoffrey Mander and his wife Rosalie gifted Wightwick Manor, its contents and gardens to the National Trust. Sir Geoffrey and his family continued to occupy and manage Wightwick adding to the collection in collaboration with the National Trust. Sir Geoffrey died in 1962 but Lady Mander continued to live at Wightwick until her death in 1988.