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Tea table


Object number

RIF1369

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

167.64 x 126.492 x 199.136 cm (66 x 49 13/16 x 78 3/8 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Mary Cowley [or Crowley]," inscribed, on underside

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Possibly owned by Mary Cowley. Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Lansdell K. Christie (1903–1965), Syosset, New York; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 21, 1972, lot 72; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to the Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1993

Associated names

Mary Crowley
Israel Sack, Inc.
Mary Cowley
Israel Sack, Inc.
Lansdell K. Christie
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), 118–119, lot 72, ill.