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From: James Biddle, American Art from American Collections (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963), 39, no. 39
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Card table


Object number

RIF4252

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Closed: 69.85 x 91.44 x 44.45 cm (27 1/2 x 36 x 17 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Mrs. Carlos A. Hepp

Associated names

Mrs. Carlos A. Hepp

Notes

Some Rhode Island card tables on cabriole legs with claw-and-ball front feet and pad rear feet have blocked corners, as well as blocking at the center of the front skirt. See the related examples below.

See also


Bibliography

James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods from Private Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1963), 39, no. 69, ill.