Card Table. English. c.1860. Burr walnut. Height: 29.5 inches (75 cm.) Width: 36 inches (91) Depth: Closed 18 inches (46 cm); opened 35.5 inches (90 cm.). [Click on these images for to enlarge them.]

This “burr walnut antique card table circa 1860 has a beautifully figured top with moulded rounded edge. The top opens and swivels around to double the size. The interior has the original Green baize surface (a little marked) and a concealed games compartment. The lower section of the antique card table has four beautifully carved up right supports, a central turned finial and four beautifully scrolled carved legs with white porcelain casters.”

Photograph and text courtesy of Driscolls Antiques Ltd., of Clitheroe, Lancashire, which retains copyright. Readers of the Victorian Web may wish to consult their site.

Last modified 20 June 2013