American Decorative Arts

Tea table

1760–80

Mahogany

28 7/16 in. (72.3 cm) other (With top up): 45 1/4 in.(115 cm) other (Top): 29 3/4 in.(75.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2064
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Possibly made in Maryland, Virginia, or North Carolina
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Irving W. Lyon (1849–1896), Hartford, Conn.; by descent to Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, N.Y.; sold in 1929 to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

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), 74, 237–38, no. 125, ill.

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