Table with Drawer Maker: Unknown


Black cherry; eastern white pine


29 5/16 × 34 13/16 × 22 5/8 in. (74.5 × 88.4 × 57.5 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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 records is ongoing.



Garvan purchased this table from Henry V. Weil in November 1929. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

  • Thomas Peter Kugelman et al., Connecticut Valley Furniture: Eliphalet Chapin and His Contemporaries, 1750-1800, ed. Susan Schoelwer (Hartford, Conn.: Connecticut Historical Society Museum, 2005), 90, no. 35E, ill.
  • 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), 101, 114–16, no. 38, ill.
  • John T. Kirk, American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 15–16, fig. 20.
  • John T. Kirk, "The Distinctive Character of Connecticut Furniture," Antiques 92 (October 1967): 528, fig. 7.
  • Connecticut Furniture: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, exh. cat. (Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1967), 93, no. 162, ill.

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Object/Work type

tables (support furniture)

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