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From: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., American Furniture, Paintings, Silver: From the Collection of Herbert Lawton, sale cat. (April 2–3, 1937), 47, lot 194
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Card table


Object number

RIF1464

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.); Depth, open: 86.36 cm (34 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Herbert Lawton (born 1868), Boston; consigned to American Art Association Anderson Galleries, New York, April 2–3, 1937, lot 194

Associated names

Herbert Lawton
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries

Notes

RIF1464, RIF308, and RIF191 share a similar treatment of the interrupted bead molding along the frame edge and unusual interlaced corner brackets.

See also


Bibliography

American Art Association and Anderson Galleries, New York, Rare and Valuable American Furniture, Paintings, and Silver: From the Collection of Herbert Lawton, Boston, Mass., sale cat. (April 2–3, 1937), 47, lot 194, ill.