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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1959.2651
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Stand


Object number

RIF2707

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 66.675 cm (26 1/4 in.); Diameter, top: 42.545 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Probably made in Boston, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Frances M. Nichols, Glebe House, Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1935; sold to Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1960

Associated names

Frances M. Nichols
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods in the Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (New York: MacMillan Company, 1952), no. 285, ill.
Joseph T. Butler, American Furniture from the First Colonies to World War I (London: Triune Books, 1973), 54, ill.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 284, no. 148, ill.