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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 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