09/19/2013 08:51 am ET Updated Nov 19, 2013

82nd & Fifth: PARIS - NEW YORK by Peter Kenny

This card table's green feet are meant to look like excavated bronze from antiquity. This so-called "vert antique" style was perfected in Empire France, and then brought to the U.S. by Lannuier. "It wasn't for poker at night with the boys," says curator Peter Kenny.

Watch a video to see the table unfold.