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Tea table


Object number

RIF2976

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

26 x 18 1/4 x 28 in. (66.04 x 46.355 x 71.12 cm)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"1864, Brought to Marietta, GA by Sarah Lawrence Hall (sp?) (Mrs. John J. H...) inherited from the Johnston Family of Savanah. 1925. inherited by Georgia Hunt (sp?) Mrs. U. L. Vance)," in ink, on paper label glued to underside

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Johnston family, Savannah, Georgia; by descent to Mrs. John J. Hall (née Sarah Lawrence), Marietta, Georgia; by descent to Mrs. William L. Vance (née Grace Hunt, born probably 1878), Marietta, Georgia. Sotheby's, New York, October 24, 1993, lot 348

Associated names

Sarah Lawrence Hall
Grace Hunt Vance
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (October 24, 1993), lot 348, ill.