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

This table was part of the collection Garvan acquired from R.T.H. Halsey. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.