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Dining table


Object number

RIF1442

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Open: 26 7/8 x 49 1/2 x 43 in. (68.26 x 125.73 x 109.22 cm)

Date

1715–1735

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

By descent in the Easton family, Newport, Rhode Island. Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island; bequeathed to Providence College, Rhode Island; consigned to Christie's, New York, September 19, 1981, lot 539

Associated names

Easton family
Cornelius C. Moore
Providence College
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (September 19, 1981), 128, lot 539, ill.
Robert F. Trent, "New Insights on Early Rhode Island Furniture," American Furniture (1999): 221, fig. 20.
Erik Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Rhode Island Gateleg Tables," Antiques 165, no. 5 (May 2004): 125–127, fig. 5.
Erik Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning," American Furniture (2005): 7.
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), 22–23, 31n54, 181n7, 183, 183nn1,3, fig. 10.