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Card table


Object number

RIF2748

Maker

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

Dimensions

Closed: 28 3/4 x 33 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (73.03 x 85.09 x 41.91 cm)

Date

1799–1806

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany, satinwood, and maple

Marks

"Holmes Weaver, / CABINET AND CHAIR-MAKER / MEETING-STREET, / NEWPORT," printed on paper label glued on rear apron

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Mrs. William S. Allen; given to the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, 1953

Associated names

Mrs. William S. Allen

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Newport, A Center of Colonial Cabinetmaking," Antiques 147, no. 4 (April 1995): 556, pl. 10.