Lot 294: C.1810 Dutch Marquetry Inlaid Tea & Gaming Table
October 29, 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: HOLLAND, CIRCA 1810 A fine Dutch crafted marquetry inlaid combination gaming and tea table. When collapsed the table displays a classical vase and floral decoration with butterflies over a six inch wide apron with small central drawer and smaller drawer to right side of apron all decorated with cornucopia and floral inlay on four single fluted tapered square legs with block feet. When opened the gaming porting of the table is decorated with a floral medallion with each corner inlaid with a roundel of fanned playing cards. The lower lid then lifts to expose the underside which is inlaid with a model of tea set which reveals a deep compartmented body for gaming storage.
Condition Report: Overall very good condition.
Dimensions: When closed measures 30 1/2" wide by 14 3/4" deep by 29 3/4" tall.