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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 98, no. 70
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Card table


Object number

RIF2747

Maker

Maker Holmes Weaver, American, 1769 - 1848, active 1796–1848

Dimensions

Closed: 73.66 x 87.63 x 43.82 cm (29 x 34 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Holmes Weaver / CABINET AND CHAIR MAKER / Meeting Street / NEWPORT," printed on paper label

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

By descent in the Holmes Weaver family, before 1954; sold to Mrs. David Caesar, by 1954

Associated names

Mrs. David Caesar

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 98, no. 70, ill.