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Card table


Object number

RIF308

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 71.12 x 85.09 x 38.1 cm (28 x 33 1/2 x 15 in.)

Date

1780–1795

Current location

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Helen Geier Flynt (1895–1986), Deerfield, Massachusetts, by 1959; given to Historic Deerfield, Inc., Massachusetts, 1959

Associated names

Helen Geier Flynt

Notes

RIF308, RIF1464, and RIF191 share a similar treatment of the interrupted bead molding along the frame edge and unusual interlaced corner brackets.

See also


Bibliography

Dean A. Fales, Jr., The Furniture of Historic Deerfield (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1976), 132, fig. 274.
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), 411, entry 41n2.