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American Decorative Arts

Pier table

1875–1915

Unidentified species of Thespesia; mahogany (corner blocks)

30 3/8 × 40 3/4 × 21 in. (77.1 × 103.5 × 53.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1942.263
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Garvan purchased this table from Tiffany Studios in New York in December 1916 or January 1917. Gift in 1942 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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), 366–67, no. A1, ill.

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