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Dining table


Object number

RIF3650

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Open: 73.66 x 135.26 x 121.92 cm (29 x 53 1/4 x 48 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"Benjamin and Abigal Weld / Boston," engraved on plaque on table

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Mrs. Benjamin Weld (née Abigail Perkins, born 1773) and Benjamin Weld (1758–1839), Boston, and then Brunswick, Maine. Christie's, New York, January 23, 1988, lot 355

Associated names

Benjamin Weld
Christie's
Abigail Perkins Weld

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 23, 1988), 187, lot 355, ill.