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American Decorative Arts

Sawbuck Table

1730–40

Pine

25 1/16 × 27 5/8 × 20 1/4 in. (63.6 × 70.2 × 51.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2460
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Garvan purchased this table form Brooks Reed in April 1926. Gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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), 380, no. A38, 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.