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Card table


William Burges



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Card table, William Burges
Card table: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Walnut, boxwood, ebony
Size: 29 1/4 x 36 x 17 3/4 in. (74.3 x 91.44 x 45.09 cm) (folded)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Tabletop unfolds like a book along one long side and pivots 90 degrees to form felt-topped gaming surface; decorated with six inlaid birds on corners and edges of tabletop with slanted checkerboards between; inlaid hearts, diamonds and clubs around apron;
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council
Accession Number: 99.89
Artist: William Burges, British, 1827 - 1881
Role: Designer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1827 - 1881
Added to Site: February 28, 2009