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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1957.1069
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Work table


Object number

RIF732

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

70.803 x 45.085 x 34.925 cm (27 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (drawer back and sides); white pine (drawer bottoms); birch veneered with bird's-eye maple (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Sheraton, Federal

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, by 1957; givento Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 413–414, no. 414, ill.