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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 4 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1974), 990, fig. P3705
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Dining table


Object number

RIF1586

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 69.215 cm (27 1/4 in.); Depth: 62.23 cm (24 1/2 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Boston, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Elizabeth Wanton 1712," engraved on plaque on one short rail

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Possibly owned by Elizabeth Wanton (probably born 1712). Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1973. Eric Noah, 1993

Associated names

Elizabeth Wanton
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 4, p. 990, no. P3705, ill.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 275, ill.