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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF2865

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.); Width, open: 86.36 cm (34 in.); Width, closed: 48.26 cm (19 in.); Depth: 76.835 cm (30 1/4 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Thomas Mawney Potter (1814–1890), Red House, Kingstown, Rhode; by descent to his sister Mary E. Potter (1820–1901), South Kingstown, Rhode Island; by descent to her nephew James Brown Mason Pot ter, Jr., (died 1916), South Kingstown, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife Isabella L. Potter (died 1926), South Kingstown, Rhode Island; consigned by her estate to Henry W. Cooke Co., Kingstown, Rhode Island, June 8–9, 1927, lot 563; sold to Commander William Davis Miller (1887–1959), Providence, Rhode Island; by bequest to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1959

Associated names

Thomas Mawney Potter
Mary E. Potter
James Brown Mason Potter, Jr.
Isabella L. Potter
Henry W. Cooke Co. Auctioneers
Commander William Davis Miller

See also


Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse, "American Furniture Recently Acquired by the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 128, fig. 2.
Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 128, no. 65, ill.