Thomas Affleck, American (born Scotland), 1740 - 1795. Made for General John Cadwalader, American, 1742 - 1786.
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This exceptional card or gaming table---with its strong curves, sharp knee angles, and hairy paw feet---appears on an invoice to John Cadwalader from cabinetmaker Thomas Affleck dated October 13, 1770: "commode card tables @ £5 . . . £10."
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