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Card table


Object number

RIF672

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 28 3/4 x 36 x 16 1/2 in. (73.03 x 91.44 x 41.91 cm)

Date

1790–1820

Current location

Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar, eastern white pine, and determa (Ocotea rubra) (secondary); mahogany veneer

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York; sold to the Wunsch Americana Foundation, New York, by 1968; given to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1968

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.

Bibliography

Clement E. Conger, Alexandra W. Rollins, and Mary Itsell, Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1991), 213, no. 123, ill.