Frothingham card table, 1796

Contributed by The General Henry Knox Museum


This mahogany card table was probably made by Benjamin Frothingham, of Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1796. It is one of a matched pair. Frothingham had served under Henry Knox during the Revolutionary War, and Knox commissioned him to make a number of pieces for his Thomaston mansion, Montpelier. MMN image # 10533 is the original receipt for this table.

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About This Item

  • Title: Frothingham card table, 1796
  • Creator: Frothingham, Benjamin
  • Creation Date: 1796
  • Subject Date: 1796
  • Town: Charlestown, Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Mahogany
  • Dimensions: 73.75 cm x 83.75 cm x 42.5 cm
  • Local Code: A-3-43
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-0180

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