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Games table: M.41-1982

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Mahogany, veneered with various woods. Circular with two drawers, two writing slides, and four square tapering legs terminating in sockets. The freize contains two drawers and two writing slides, the former with oval escutcheons and ring handles, the latter with button shaped knobs. The integral top is covered with leather. The removable top decorated on one side with a marquetry landscape, on the other side with a chess board.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Zoë Hadwen Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 76.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1982-10-11) by Pleister, E. M. Julia, Miss

Dating

Late 18th or early 19th century
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1820 CE

Components of the work

Top composed of leather Diameter 65.5 cm

Materials used in production

Mahogany

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.41-1982
Primary reference Number: 98249
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 January 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Games table" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/98249 Accessed: 2022-07-03 15:11:05

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