Table; Unknown; Unknown; CR1980.117
TableAbout this object
Table with a chess board set in the top. The table top appears to be made of a pressed card painted black on both sides. It is oval in shape and decorated around the edges in gold (now faded) and a little red and blue in the larger motifs at each side. the chess board is decorated with paua shell chips in the "white" squares. The top is attached to a turned wooden pedestal, also black and decorated in a similar manner to the top. A hinge allows the top tip to the side. The base is circular and has three claw feet, two metal and one wood replacement.
Furniture makerDate Made
The following is recorded on the receipt form,
"Label states, 'Used by patrons of Bridge Hotel during the 1860's,' " The label is not on the table now.
H 685mm x L 650mm x W 545mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the Collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type