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From: Benjamin A. Hewitt, "Regional Characteristics of Inlay on American Federal Card Tables," Antiques 121 (May 1982): 1168
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Card table


Object number

RIF699

Maker

Maker, possibly by Thomas Howard, Jr., 1774?1833
Alternate name(s): Thomas Howard

Dimensions

Closed: 29 1/2 × 35 13/16 × 18 1/8 in. (74.93 × 90.96 × 46.04 cm)

Date

1817

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine and maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Inscription [illegible in photograph], in graphite, on hinged rail

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

General Edward Carrington (1775–1843), Providence, Rhode Island. Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell (née Julia duPont). Private collection, 1982

Associated names

General Edward Carrington
Julia du Pont Andrews Bissell

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See also


Bibliography

Benjamin Attmore Hewitt, "Regional Characteristics of Inlay on American Federal Card Tables," Antiques 121, no. 5 (May 1982): 1168, pl. 3, ill.
Benjamin Attmore Hewitt, Patricia E. Kane, and Gerald W. R. Ward, The Work of Many Hands: Card Tables in Federal America, 1790–1820, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1982), 112, 152, no. 33, ill.