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Dining table


Object number

RIF670

Maker

Maker Unknown
Formerly attributed to Thomas Goddard, 1765–1858

Dimensions

Closed: 71.12 x 41.28 x 121.92 cm (28 x 16 1/4 x 48 in.); Width, open: 123.19 cm (48 1/2 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State

Geography

Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island, or possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); soft maple, eastern white pine, and birch (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1965; sold to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1966

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Hon. John L. Newbold

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 318, no. 792, ill.
Clement E. Conger, Alexandra W. Rollins, and Mary Itsell, Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991), 203, no. 114, ill.