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Card tables, pair


Object number

RIF1322

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker possibly by Thomas Howard, Jr., 1774–1833
Alternate spelling(s): Thomas Howard

Dimensions

Closed: 71.12 x 90.17 x 44.13 cm (28 x 35 1/2 x 17 3/8 in.)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in eastern Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany with dark and lightwood inlay (primary); maple (hinged and stationary rails); pine (laminates of curved rails and glue blocks)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York; sold to Helen Geier Flynt (1895–1986) and Henry N. Flynt (1893–1970), Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1948; given to Historic Deerfield, Inc., Massachusetts, by 1975

Associated names

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Henry N. Flynt
Helen Geier Flynt

Notes

The pictorial inlay of crossed leaves on this table has traditionally been associated with Rhode Island since it is found on sideboards attributed to Thomas Howard of Providence.

See also


Bibliography

"Antiques at Old Deerfield," Antiques 70, no. 3 (September 1956): 237, ill.
Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Providence Cabinetmakers," Rhode Island History 23, no. 1 (January 1964): 13–14, fig. 8–9.
"Rhode Island History," Rhode Island History 23, no. 1 (1964): 14–15, fig. 8–9.
Eleanore Bradford Monahon, "Thomas Howard, Jr., Providence Cabinetmaker," Antiques 87, no. 6 (June 1965): 702–704, fig. 8.
Dean A. Fales, Jr., The Furniture of Historic Deerfield (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1976), 137, fig. 284.
Elizabeth Stillinger, Historic Deerfield (New York: Dutton Studio Books, 1992), 95, ill.