ANTHONY H. JENKINS (BALTIMORE, ACTIVE 1832-1857), ATTRIBUTED, CLASSICAL MAHOGANY CARD TABLE, the hinged rectangular folding top with fine bookmatched figure and reeded edges over a veneered skirt with thin applied edge moldings raised on a robust urn- and ring-turned pedestal supported by four reeded and downswept "sabre" legs, each terminating in cast-brass paw feet and casters. Likely original iron support straps to underside of column. Fine old estate surface with warm color. Circa 1835. 28" H. Top 17 3/4" x 36" (closed), 36" x 35 1/2" (open). Literature: For a related example signed by the cabinetmaker, now in the collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art, see Maryland Historical Society - Classical Maryland, 1815-1845: Fine and Decorative Arts from the Golden Age, p. 126, fig. 153. Provenance: From the private collection of James L. Medley, Jr., Lynchburg, VA.
Very good condition overall with minor wear and losses to edge moldings and veneers. Some scratches and imperfections to top surface.