American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: Alfons Bach, American, born Germany, 1904–1999
Manufacturer: Lloyd Manufacturing Company (a division of Heywood-Wakefield Company), American, 1920–1978

T-57-A Table

Designed 1936; Manufactured 1936–40

Birch plywood and chromium-plated steel

23 1/16 × 25 3/8 × 11 3/8 in. (58.5 × 64.5 × 28.9 cm)
Gift of Keith Smith, Jr., B.A. 1928
1981.73.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Menominee, Michigan
Designed in New York, New York
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchased by Keith Smith, Jr., Farmington, Conn., before 1941–81

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1981,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 3 (Winter 1983): 73.

David L. Barquist, Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, and Gerald W. R. Ward, American Tables and Looking Glasses in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 95–97, no. 23, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 102, no. 60.

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.