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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1957.0780
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Work table


Object number

RIF729

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

72.708 x 61.595 x 45.72 cm (28 5/8 x 24 1/4 x 18 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, or made in New York
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneers with light wood inlay (primary); birch (rail); white pine (drawer front), yellow poplar (drawer lining)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, by 1957; given to Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 402–403, no. 399, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 359, fig. 1427.