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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF667

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 28 in. (71.12 cm) Diameter: 32 in. (81.28 cm)

Date

1755–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Bowen-Clark-Kane families, before 1965; Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York, 1965. Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, Pound Ridge, New York, by 1988; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 30, 1988, lot 1777 (withdrawn)

Associated names

Bowen-Clarke-Kane
Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Doris Seidlitz
Richard M. Seidlitz
Sotheby's

Notes

The table was withdrawn from the Sotheby's sale (New York, January 30, 1988, lot 1777) because its age was questioned.

See also


Bibliography

"Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 511, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 38–39, 163 (detail), no. 33, fig. 33.
Felice Davis, "The American Connoisseur: A 'Young' Collector and American Antiques," Connoisseur 179, no. 721 (March 1972): 199, fig. 11.
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture: The Collection of Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, sale cat. (January 30, 1988), lot 1777 (withdrawn), ill.
Patricia E. Kane, "The Palladian Style in Rhode Island Furniture: Fly Tea Tables," American Furniture (1999): 12–13, fig. 15.
"Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 157, no. 1 (January 2000): 1, ill.