American Decorative Arts

Center Table


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
Made in India
Made in Eastern United States
American, Indian
19th century

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


“Acquisitions 2015,” (accessed December 1, 2015).

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