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Photo: Courtesy Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1961.2.3
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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF644

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: possibly Job Danforth, 1745–1838

Dimensions

Height: 68.58cm (27in.); Top: 87 x 88.58 cm (34 1/4 x 34 7/8 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); oak (block)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Previously owned by Maj. J. Danforth Edwards (1899–1989), Providence, Rhode Island; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1961

Associated names

Maj. J. Danforth Edwards

Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane, "The Palladian Style in Rhode Island Furniture: Fly Tea Tables," American Furniture (1999): 3–4, fig. 3.