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Card tables, near pair


Object number

RIF2933

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 28 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 32 in. (73.03 x 80.01 x 36.83 x 81.28 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneer (primary); birch (hinged rails); pine (stationary rails, cores of side and front rails, and glue blocks)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"/," in graphite, on interior face of hinged rail

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Winsor White (1901–1975), Plymouth, Massachusetts; sold to Bernice Chrysler Garbisch (1907–1979) and Edgar William Garbisch (1899–1979), Pokety Farms, Cambridge, Maryland; consigned by their estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York (sale held Pokety Farms, Cambridge, Maryland), May 23–25, 1980, lot 1119; sold to John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to a New Jersey private collection; consigned to Christie's, New York, September 20, 2017, lot 126

Associated names

Winsor White
Bernice Chrysler Garbisch
Edgar William Garbisch
Sotheby Parke Bernet
John Walton, Inc.
Christie's

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Garbisch Collection, Volume Four: Important American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (May 23–25, 1980), lot 1119, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Maritime, Folk, and Outsider Art, sale cat. (September 20, 2017), 97, lot 126, ill.