American Decorative Arts

Desk

1790–1815

Mahogany, light- and dark-wood inlays, pine, oak, yellow poplar

41 1/4 × 40 3/4 × 20 3/4 in. (104.8 × 103.5 × 52.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2715
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Annapolis, Maryland
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Acquired by R. T. Haines Halsey for Francis P. Garvan. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Annapolis Windows,” Antiques 17 (May 1930): 430, ill.

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), 466, app. no. 23, 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.