Greene · Newport
Hepplewhite Gaming Table
mahogany, holly and ebony inlay, 29"h, 36"w, 18"d
A Hepplewhite design as executed John Townsend. Mahogany inlaid with shaded holly rosettes, flutes, and pendant bellflowers. The apron panels and legs also have holly string inlays. Fly legs swing out from the back rail to support the open top.
This pattern of design and detail was used by Townsend on most of his late Federal-era tables, including dining tables and one known sideboard in a private collection.
similar example: Moses p. 110