American Decorative Arts
Maker attributed: Holmes Weaver, American, 1769–1848, active 1796–1848

Card table

1796–1810

Mahogany, white pine, and cherry

72.7 x 88 x 43.5 cm (28 5/8 x 34 5/8 x 17 1/8 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Benjamin A. Hewitt, B.A. 1943, Ph.D. 1952
2007.19.5
Geography: 
Made in Newport, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Status: 
By appointment
Bibliography: 

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), 146-47, no. 29.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203–4, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 34, pl. 3, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 34, pl. 3, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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