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Photo: Courtesy Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., Bequest of Dr. Benjamin Attmore Hewitt, B.A. 1943, Ph.D. 1952, 2007.19.1
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Card table


Object number

RIF5082

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 29 x 36 x 17 3/4 in. (73.66 x 91.44 x 45.09 cm)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and satinwood inlay (primary); white pine and cherry (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Raymond G. MacDougall, Wells, Maine; sold to Dr. Benjamin Attmore Hewitt (1921–2006), New Haven, Connecticut; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2006

Associated names

Raymond G. MacDougall
Benjamin Attmore Hewitt

Notes

The pictorial inlay of crossed leaves on this table has traditionally been associated with Rhode Island since it is found on sideboards attributed to Thomas Howard of Providence.

See also


Bibliography

"Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203, ill.