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Photo: Courtesy New London County Historical Society, New London, Conn., 1953.01
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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF3620

Maker

Maker possibly by John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Height: 74.93 cm (29 1/2 in.); Width: 91.44 cm (36 in.); Width, at legs: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

New London County Historical Society

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by Captian Nathaniel Shaw (1703–1778), New London, Connecticut; by descent to Thomas Shaw Perkins (1793–1844), Waterford, Connecticut, before 1820; by descent in his family to Miss Anna L. Nevins (ca. 1863–1958), Waterford; given to the New London County Historical Society, 1953

Associated names

Captain Nathaniel Shaw
Thomas Shaw Perkins
Miss Anna L. Nevins

See also


Bibliography

Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 327n5.