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Card table


Object number

RIF642

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

72.71 x 86.36 x 39.37 cm (28 5/8 x 34 x 15 1/2 in.); depth, open: 80.01 cm (31 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (hinged and stationary rails and medial brace); white pine (corner block)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"By John Goddard From I. Sack Keene Col. JK," in graphite, inscribed on inside rear rail

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to James O. Keene, Birmingham, Michigan, by 1954. Sotheby's, October 22, 1995, lot 270; sold to Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York; sold to private collection, 1995

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
James O. Keene
Sotheby's
Leigh Keno American Antiques

Bibliography

Paul L. Grigaut, "A Michigan Collection," Antiques 66, no. 4 (October 1954): 290–291, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 22, 1995), lot 270, ill.
Laura Beach, "Sotheby's Americana," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (December 8, 1995), 48–49, ill.
Lita Solis-Cohen, "Bards Sail to Top at Sotheby's October Americana," Maine Antique Digest (January 1996): 13-C, ill.