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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF726

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 73.66 cm (29 in.); Width: 78.74 cm (31 in.); Depth, open: 103.823 cm (40 7/8 in.)

Date

1795–1815

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); basswood (drawer bottom); yellow poplar (rear rail and drawer back); white pine (drawer front)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"J D Eliot Dayton O," painted in black, on bottom of drawer

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Possibly owned by J. D. Eliot, Dayton, Ohio, before 1960. Reginald M. Lewis (died 1960), Easton, Maryland, before 1960; Henry F. du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, by 1961; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1961

Associated names

J. D. Eliot
Reginald M. Lewis
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 34, 348–349, no. 325, fig. 90.