American Decorative Arts

Worktable

ca. 1815

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, white pine, red wool damask over traces of green damask

28 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 16 7/8 in. (73.025 x 49.53 x 42.863 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Melville Chapin
2007.166.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Probably made in New York, New York
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Cornelia Ann Smith and Edward Pike Chapin, Westfield, Massachusetts; by inheritance to Melville Chapin and Liz Ann Chapin, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 173.

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