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Table


Object number

RIF3381

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

24 7/8 x 25 3/8 x 21 in. (63.183 x 64.453 x 53.34 cm)

Date

1750–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York. Consigned by the Joan F. Kahn and B. Franklin Kahn Trusts to Sotheby's, New York, October 4, 2007, lot 133

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
Joan F. Kahn and the B. Franklin Kahn Trusts
Sotheby's

Construction

The oblong top has a slightly rounded edge and three-quarter-round outset corners. It is secured to the deeply scalloped frame below by wood pins atop each leg and by screw pockets in the outside face of the long rails of the frame. The rails are connected to the legs by mortise and tenon joints exhibiting two wood pins each. The turned tapering legs end in shod pad feet. Examined by P.E. Kane, October 2007; notes compiled by T.B. Lloyd

Bibliography

Albert Sack, "Regionalism in Early American Tea Tables," Antiques 131, no. 1 (January 1987): 255, ill.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 263, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (October 4, 2007), 116, lot 133, ill.