American Decorative Arts

Pipe box

1755–90

Hard maple; chestnut

18 9/16 × 6 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (47.1 × 15.9 × 12.4 cm) other (Case): 5 3/16 × 4 5/8 in.(13.2 × 11.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2655
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Franics P. Garvan, New York. Gift 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), 57, 73–74, no. 15.

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.