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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF648

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 69.215 cm (27 1/4 in.); Diameter, top: 75.565cm (29 3/4 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Originally owned by Captain Joseph Allen (1752–1842), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, before 1997. Christie's, New York, January 18, 1997, lot 252

Associated names

Captain Joseph Allen
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture Including Silver, Folk Art, Prints, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 18, 1997), 161, lot 252, ill.