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Card table


Object number

RIF672

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 28 3/4 36 16 1/2 in. (73.03 91.44 41.91 cm)

Date

1790–1820

Current location


Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island, or made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar, eastern white pine, and determa (Ocotea rubra) (secondary); mahogany veneer

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York; sold to the Wunsch Americana Foundation, New York, by 1968; given to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1968

Bibliography

Clement E. Conger, Alexandra W. Rollins, and Mary Itsell, Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1991), 213, no. 123, ill.