Work Table

Unidentified maker, New England, possibly Boston, Massachusetts, American, 19th century


about 1805

Inlaid and figured birchwood and mahogany with silk (reproduction) work basket

Overall: 39 1/4 × 19 3/4 × 16 3/4 in. (99.7 × 50.2 × 42.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jerry Manne, Class of 1958



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Table

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Course History

HIST 9.1, Empires and Colonies in North America, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2014

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 8, 2008-present.

Publication History

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 6 (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, Inc., 1979), p. 1622, no. P4699.


Descended in the Sears Family, Boston; Israel Sack Inc., New York; Lansdell K. Christie; Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, October 21, 1972, sale no. 3422, lot. 66; Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Jerry Manne [Dartmouth Class of 1958], December 12, 1978; given to present collection, 2008

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