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Card table


Object number

RIF4315

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, formerly attributed to Thomas Howard, Jr., 1774?1833
Alternate name(s): Thomas Howard

Dimensions

Closed: 29 1/4 34 3/4 17 in. (74.3 88.27 43.18 cm)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, and light and dark wood inlay (primary); pine (front, side, and stationary rails, glue blocks); maple (hinged rail)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"1," in graphite, on proper left front corner block and "2," in graphite on the proper right front corner block; "Stason," scratched, on underside of lower leaf

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Stanley Weiss, Providence, Rhode Island, 2009–at least 2013

Bibliography

"The Stanley Weiss Collection advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (May 2009): 9-C.
Stanley Weiss and Brock Jobe, Fine American Antiques in the Stanley Weiss Collection (Providence, R.I.: The Stanley Weiss Collection, 2019), 20, sw00699, ill.