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Card table


Object number

RIF4265

Maker

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

Dimensions

72.39 x 80.01 x 38.74 cm (28 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1950. Virginia F. Giannestras, Cincinnati; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 20, 1962, lot 116. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, January 30–31 and February 1, 1975, lot 1047. Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, May 15–16, 2015, lot 523

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Virginia F. Giannestra
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Brunk Auctions

See also


Bibliography

Brunk Auctions, Asheville, N.C., Brunk Auctions, sale cat. (May 15–16, 2015), 67, lot 523, ill.
Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 280, ill.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture by Important Makers: Pewter, Silver, Other Appointments, sale cat. (January 20, 1962), 23, lot 116, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana, sale cat. (January 30–February 1, 1975), lot 1047, ill.