Rare Pair of George II Mahogany Shell Carved Card Tables
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Mid-18th century, pine and oak secondary, rectangular hinged lid opens and is supported by rear gate leg, interior playing surface with banded border within two lightwood line inlays, shaped and cut skirt with central applied carved shell, raised on tall cabriole legs with acanthus relief carved knees, with relief carved shaped drake feet.
29 x 35 x 17 in.
The first table with light spotting and wear to top, interior surface with central shrinkage crack and split, top reset, later underside corner blocks; the second table top with light wear and slight warp to right side, interior surface with veneer shrinkage splits, top reset.
$5,000 - 8,000