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Dining table


Object number

RIF3041

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Warren, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"Originally owned by Cromwell Childe, a Sea Capt. ancestor of Newport, R. I. / Turner ancestor early 18th Cent. Type of wood under dispute. Some experts say Lignum vitae. Haverford House dining table," written on jelly label glued to underside of top

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Cromwell Child (1727–1801), Warren, Rhode Island; by descent in his family. Sotheby's, New York, January 16–17, 1999, lot 825

Associated names

Cromwell Child
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Furniture, and Folk Art, sale cat. (January 16–17, 1999), 310, lot 825, ill.