Card table

1760–80
Attributed to Benjamin Frothingham (American, 1734–1809)


Object Place: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 72.1 x 81 x 80 cm (28 3/8 x 31 7/8 x 31 1/2 in.) in the open position Overall: 74 x 81 x 40 cm (29 1/8 x 31 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.) in the closed position

Accession Number

65.26

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, pine

On View

Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch Gallery (Gallery 132)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Provenance

early history unknown; owned in 1965 by Miss Ruth K. Richardson, 64 Bay State Road, Boston, and possibly by her parents, Alice Gray and Gedney King Richardson; it may have been a family piece.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth K. Richardson in memory of her parents, Alice Gray and Gedney King Richardson