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Card table


Object number

RIF4265

Maker

Maker, formerly attributed to John Townsend, American, 1732/33–1809
Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 31 1/2 15 1/4 in. (72.39 80.01 38.74 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, by 1950. Virginia F. Giannestras, Cincinnati; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 20, 1962, lot 116. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, January 30–31 and February 1, 1975, lot 1047. Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina, May 15–16, 2015, lot 523

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet
Israel Sack, Inc.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Virginia F. Giannestra
Brunk Auctions

See also


Bibliography

Albert Sack, Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1950), 280, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana, sale cat. (January 30–February 1, 1975), lot 1047, ill.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, American Furniture by Important Makers: Pewter, Silver, Other Appointments, sale cat. (January 20, 1962), 23, lot 116, ill.
Brunk Auctions, Asheville, N.C., Brunk Auctions, sale cat. (May 15–16, 2015), 67, lot 523, ill.