Pairs of high style New York classical card tables are extremely rare. This pair was conserved by Robert Mussey and Associates, and is the best of its kind. See his conservation report here.
The metal mounts between the swan heads are original, as are the casters stenciling, etc.Provenance:
Gibbs-Smith House, Charleston, South Carolina
Sotheby’s, Important Americana, January 19, 2001, lot 663
A closely related table is illustrated in Kenny, Peter, Honoré Lannuier, Cabinetmaker from Paris
, Plate 45.
H: 29½ in. W: 35 in.