InCollect Magazine, Issue 1, Spring 2022, Chris Storb “Two Triple-Leaf Card Tables”

In 1968, H. Richard Dietrich, Jr. acquired a triple-leaf card table with round corners, claw feet, and leaf carving on the knees as well on the round pillar above (Fig. 1). The rarity of the triple-leaf top on an American table was part of the table’s allure. English and Irish card tables with triple-leaf tops are not unusual, but in 1968 only a single table with a triple-leaf top, of New York City origin, was known