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Photo: Courtesy Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke, 20.1021; photo by Erik Gould
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Tea table


Object number

RIF876

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

67.63 x 76.52 x 50.8 cm (26 5/8 x 30 1/8 x 20 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Arthur Leslie Green (1864–1949), Newport, Rhode Island; sold to Mrs. Gustav Radeke (née Eliza Green Metcalf, 1854–1931), Providence, Rhode Island, 1917; given to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1920

Associated names

Arthur Leslie Green
Eliza Greene Metcalf Radeke

Notes

The molding around the top was restored prior of 1917. Source: Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1986), p. 133.

Bibliography

Hedy B. Landman, "The Pendleton House at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 924, ill.
Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 133, no. 70, ill.
Jeffrey P. Greene, American Furniture of the 18th Century: History, Technique, Structure (Newtown, Conn: The Taunton Press, 1996), 44, ill.