American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jacob Margolis, American, born Russia, probably 1875

Slant top desk

1900–1920

American black walnut, southern yellow pine, yellow poplar

44 x 40 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (111.8 x 102.9 x 54.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2186
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in in the style of Chester County, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased from Francis D. Brinton by Francis P. Garvan. 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), 465–66, app. no. 22, 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.