American Decorative Arts

Basin stand

1725–50

Sweetgum; eastern white pine

24 13/16 in. (63.1 cm) other: 18 7/8 in. (48 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2468
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in New England, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Garvan purchased this stand in April 1929 from Charles Woolsey Lyon, who called it a "shoemaker's stand." 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), 268–69, no. 145, 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.