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Table


Object number

RIF1203

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 63.5 cm (25 in.); Diameter, top: 71.12 cm (28 in.)

Date

1740–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New England, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Birch

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Private collection, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; sold to Hilary and Paulette Nolan, Falmouth, Massachusetts, before 1980; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 5–7, 2005, lot 1078

Associated names

Hilary and Paulette Nolan
Northeast Auctions

Construction

The top is pieced, with one large center board flanked by two smaller boards. The legs are mortised and tenoned into the rectangular skirt. The top is fastened to the base with small, round, wooden pins. There are tool marks on the underside of the top.

Notes

The table retains remnants of black paint.

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Weekend Americana Auction, sale cat. (August 5–7, 2005), 56, lot 1078, ill.