American Decorative Arts

Worktable

1810–25

Soft maple; eastern white pine (glue blocks, drawer guides), yellow-poplar (drawer sides and back), chestnut (drawer bottom)

28 3/4 x 25 1/8 x 18 3/4 in. (73 x 63.8 x 47.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2091
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Garvan purchased both this table and an almost identical mate from Henry V. Weil in March 1925. The other table was put up for auction as a duplicate in 1931 (Garvan 1931, no. 98).

Bibliography: 

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), 281–82, no. 155, ill.

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.