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American Decorative Arts

Center Table

1860–80

Rosewood with marble and hardstone parchin kari top

29 1/4 × 34 in. (74.3 × 86.36 cm)
base: 21 in. (53.34 cm)
Gift of Joseph Clark B.A. 1968, M.A. 1972, M.Phil. 1973 and Judith Clark Sonntag in memory of their mother, Mary Clark
2015.27.1a-b
Geography: 
Made in India
Made in Eastern United States
Culture: 
American, Indian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Probably Elizabeth Bogart Clark ( probably 1861–unknown), New York, and Lemuel Howe Clark ( probably 1849–unknown) Westford, N.Y.; by descent to their son Arthur D. Clark (1877–1937), Long Branch, N.J. and later Springfield, Mass.; by descent to his son Lemuel Gilbert Clark (1907–1980), Springfield, Mass., Rochester, N.Y., East Orange and Maplewood, N.J., St. David's, Pa., and later Chatham, Mass.; by descent to his wife, Mary McVeigh Clark (1910–2014), later Essex, Conn.; by descent to her children Judith Clark Sonntag (1943–2022), New York, and Joseph Clark, East Haddam, Conn.; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.