Game and worktable

about 1820–30


Object Place: Probably Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (closed): 75.6 x 71.1 x 43.2 cm (29 3/4 x 28 x 17 in.) Other (open): 75.6 x 102.2 x 43.2 cm (29 3/4 x 40 1/4 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

1976.621

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, birch (?), brass

On View

Kristin and Roger Servison Gallery (Gallery 133)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tables, stands, screens

Inscription

None

Provenance

By 1976, discovered in a home in Winchester, Mass. and acquired by John S. Walton Antiques (Old Lyme, CT); 1976, purchased for the MFA with funds provided by the William N. Banks Foundation and the Frank Bemis Fund

Credit Line

Gift of William N. Banks and Mrs. Stanford Calderwood