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Dining table


Object number

RIF2709

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.); Width, open: 95.885 cm (37 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Portsmouth, New Hampshire area, or made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (stationary rails); yellow poplar (hinged rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, by 1960; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 1969

Associated names

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. 307, ill.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 254–255, no. 131.