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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640–1820 (Newport, Rhode Island: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 63,37
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Bureau table


Object number

RIF785

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

33 x 35 1/2 x 20 in. (83.82 x 90.17 x 50.8 cm)

Date

1745–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar (drawers); chestnut (back)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. Thomas G. Hazard, Jr., 1953

Associated names

Thomas George Hazard Jr.
Mrs. Thomas George Hazard, Jr.

Notes

This bureau table is closely related to RIF1790.

Bibliography

Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 1, pp. 124–125, fig. 123.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 63, no. 37, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 280n2.