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Games table: M.41-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




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.


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


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1820 CE

Components of the work

Top composed of leather Diameter 65.5 cm

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.41-1982
Primary reference Number: 98249
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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