American Decorative Arts

Sideboard

1790–1800

Mahogany; case front facade, mahogany veneer with light- and dark-wood inlays; drawer linings, yellow poplar; a bottom front rails, soft maple; top front rail, chestnut; a drawer divider, hard maple, probably sugar maple; drawer fronts, case bottom, eastern white pine; some drawer front laminations, southern yellow pine

H 112.5; W 189.4; CW 187.7; D 72.7; CD 48.1 cm.
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2999
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
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), 422–23, no. 218, ill.

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