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American Decorative Arts

Pembroke table

1810–20

Mahogany (including corner blocks); eastern white pine (frame rails), soft maple (hinged side rails), hard maple (cross braces)

29 × 23 1/16 × 36 1/16 in. (73.7 × 58.6 × 91.6 cm)
other (open): 45 in. (114.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2249
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

R.T. Haines Halsey (1865–1942), New York, NY, before 1929; purchased by Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, NY, 1929–30; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Charles O. Cornelius, Furniture Masterpieces of Duncan Phyfe (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1922), pl. 38, facing p. 59.

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), 369, no. A8, 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.