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Card table


Object number

RIF642

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Width: 28 5/8 34 15 1/2 in. (72.71 86.36 39.37 cm) Depth, open: 31 1/2 in. (80.01 cm)

Date

1760–70

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (hinged and stationary rails and medial brace); white pine (corner block)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"By John Goddard From I. Sack Keene Col. JK," in graphite, inscribed on inside rear rail

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to James O. Keene, Birmingham, Michigan, by 1954. Sotheby's, October 22, 1995, lot 270; sold to Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York; sold to private collection, 1995

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
James O. Keene
Sotheby's
Leigh Keno American Antiques

Bibliography

Paul L. Grigaut, "A Michigan Collection," Antiques 66, no. 4 (October 1954): 290–91, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 22, 1995), lot 270, ill.
Laura Beach, "Sotheby's Americana," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (December 8, 1995): 48–49, ill.
Lita Solis-Cohen, "Bards Sail to Top at Sotheby's October Americana," Maine Antique Digest (January 1996): 13-C, ill.