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Tea table


Object number

RIF3813

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

66.04 x 78.74 x 50.165 cm (26 x 31 x 19 3/4 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"This table is a portion of the furniture... Ezra and Sarah Jones Dickermann commenced housekeeping... Carwell Corner, April 1826 and I desire to leave it... down in the Dickermann family. Springfield, Ill., 1892, E.D. Dickermann.," written, on paper label glued to underside of top

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Ezra Dickermann (1800–1860) and Sarah Jones Dickermann (1806–1890), Carwell Corner, Hamden, Connecticut, by 1826; by descent to E. D. Dickermann, Springfield, Illinois, by 1892. Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), March 20–21, 1999, lot 685

Associated names

Northeast Auctions
E. D. Dickermann
Ezra Dickermann
Sarah Jones Dickermann

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: American Furniture and Folk Art, sale cat. (March 20–21, 1999), 73, lot 685, ill.