American Decorative Arts

Drop Leaf Breakfast table

1825–50

Mahogany, mahogany veneer; eastern white pine (end and inner side rails), hard maple (hinged rails)

70.1 × 57.3 (124 open) × 99.3 cm. 27 5/8 × 22 1/2 (48 7/8) × 39 1/8 in.
Gift of Mrs. Glen Wright
1957.52.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in probably New England
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Gift in 1957 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), 162–63, no. 71, 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.