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Card table, one of a pair


Object number

RIF5026

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Asa Pierce, Sr., Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island, or made in
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Medium

Mahogany and light and dark wood inlay (primary); birch, maple, and white pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Asa Pierce, Sr. (1761–1842), Swansea, Massachusetts, or possibly his son Asa Pierce, Jr. (1787–1868), Somerset, Massachusetts. Peter Findlay, New York; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 17–18, 1992, lot 498

Associated names

Peter Findlay
Asa Pierce, Jr.
Christie's

Notes

The floral inlay on this card table is related to inlay found on other Rhode Island card tables (see RI 706, RIF709, RIF4259, and RIF4262).

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Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 17–18, 1992), lot 498, ill.
Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O'Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 138, 412, entry 43, n1.