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Dining table


Object number

RIF890

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 72.07 cm (28 3/8 in.); Depth: 120.65 cm (47 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine and maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Henry A. Hoffman (born 1873), Barrington, Rhode Island and Litchfield, Connecticut; given to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, by 1955

Associated names

Henry A. Hoffman

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Discoveries in Newport Furniture and Silver," Antiques 68, no. 1 (July 1955): 46, fig. 5.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 17, no. 1 (January 1958): 32–33, no. 40, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 60–61, no. 44, ill.