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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jacob Margolis, American, born Russia, probably 1875

Dining table

1929

Mahogany

29 3/16 × 34 3/8 × 48 1/8 in. (74.2 × 87.3 × 122.2 cm)
other (Top up): 51 3/4 in. (131.4 cm)
other (Fully assembled): 102 1/16 in. (259.3 cm)
Gift of Francis P. Garvan, B.A. 1897
1987.46.1a-c
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Provenance: 

Garvan commissioned this table for the Art Gallery in August 1929. It is still used as office furniture. Gift in 1987 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), 247–49, no. 134, ill.

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