American Decorative Arts

Dressing table

ca. 1769

American black cherry; southern yellow pine

28 9/16 x 34 1/2 x 19 7/8 in. (72.6 x 87.7 x 50.5 cm) other (Case): 30 3/4 x 18 11/16 in.(78.1 x 47.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2037
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Manufactured in Delaware Valley
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 228–29, no. 118, 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.