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Card table


Object number

RIF6639

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 3/4 35 1/2 17 in. (73 90.2 43.2 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany with light and dark wood inlay; chestnut (hinged rail); hard pine (stationary and laminated rails); mahogany (corner block)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Provenance

Tenia Baumstone, New York; sold in 1953 to Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1909-2009) Scarsdale, New York, and later Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife Roberta L. Carpenter (1938-2019), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 24, 2020, lot 336 (unsold); Christie's, New York, January 21–22, 2021, lot 178

Associated names

Teina Baumstone
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver, sale cat. (January 24, 2020), 111, lot 336, ill.
Christie's New York, New York, In Praise of America: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Broadsides, sale cat. (January 21–22, 2021), 68, lot 178, ill.