American Decorative Arts

Desk

1805–15

Mahogany and yellow poplar

overall: 44 x 43 1/8 x 20 3/4 in. (111.76 x 109.5 x 52.71 cm) upper section: 14 7/8 x 42 3/4 x 20 3/4 in. (37.78 x 108.59 x 52.71 cm) lower section: 29 1/8 x 43 1/8 x 20 3/4 in. (73.98 x 109.54 x 52.71 cm)
Given in memory of J. Trumbull Rogers by his family
2013.23.1a-c
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Lebanon, Connecticut
or made in New Haven, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Possibly Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., (1740–1809), Lebanon, Connecticut; by descent to his daughter Mrs. Benjamin Silliman, Sr. (née Harriet Trumbull, 1783–1850), New Haven, Connecticut; by descent to her son Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816–1895); by descent to his daughter Mrs. William Arthur Rogers (née Eleanor Root Silliman); by descent to her son William Silliman Rogers; by descent to his son Jonathan Trumbull Rogers (died 2012); by descent to his brother Danforth William Rogers; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 2012

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