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Card table


Object number

RIF4265

Maker

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

Dimensions

Height: 72.39 cm (28 1/2 in.); Width: 80.01 cm (31 1/2 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

Associated names

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

See also


Bibliography

Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 280, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana, sale cat. (January 30–February 1, 1975), lot 1047, ill.