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Maker: Herter Brothers, American, 1864–1906

Center Table

ca. 1878

Rosewood, mahogany, rosewood veneer, lightwood and tropical wood inlay, gilt bronze, steel, and rubber

29 1/2 × 47 3/4 × 29 3/4 in. (74.93 × 121.29 × 75.57 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund; Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Coyle, LL.B. 1943, Fund; Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965, and Field C. McIntyre American Decorative Arts Fund; and Lisa Koenigsberg, M.A. 1981, M.Phil. 1984, Ph.D. 1987, and David Becker, B.A. 1979, Fund; and Friends of American Arts Acquisition Fund
2012.41.1
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Possibly purchased on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the 1960s; sold through Christie's, private sale, New York, to Margaret B. Caldwell, New York; sold to Ryan Brant, New York; sold to David Petrovsky, Hudson, New York, 2009; sold to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2012

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).

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.