American Decorative Arts

Center table

1825–60

Mahogany (including underside of top, moldings, veneer); yellow poplar (lower three laminates of frame rail, pedestal), black cherry (plinth, laminates of feet), butternut (medial braces, base), white oak (wedges), hickory (wedges)

30 1/4 in. (76.8 cm) other: 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1971.126
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Northeastern, United States
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

In 1971, this table was removed from the former Yale Infirmary, built in 1892 at 276 Prospect Street. The table's previous history is unknown. Gift in 1971 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), 74, 77–79, 87, no. 9, 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.