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American Decorative Arts

Stand

1740–80

Black walnut

28 3/8 in. (72.1 cm)
other (Top up): 41 in. (104.1 cm)
other: 23 1/16 in. (58.5 cm)
Bequest of Olive Louise Dann
1962.31.7
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Gift in 1962 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John T. Kirk, Early American Furniture: How to Recognize, Evaluate, and Care for the Most Beautiful Pieces: High Style, Country, Primitive and Rustic (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970), 152, fig. 156.

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), 74, 244–45, no. 130, 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.