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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF3734

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.); Diameter, top: 86.36 cm (34 in.)

Date

probably 1776

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by Parson John Chapman, Beverly, Massachusetts; given to his daughter, Mrs. William Groves (née Abigail Chipman), Beverly, Massachusetts, 1776. Marjorie S. Millett Giles, Salem, Massachusetts; consigned by her estate to Northeast Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), November 5–6, 1994, lot 561

Associated names

Parson John Chipman
Abigail Groves (née Chipman)
Marjorie S. Millett Giles
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: Important American Furniture, sale cat. (November 5–6, 1994), 44, lot 561, ill.