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Tea table


Object number

RIF3885

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

65.405 x 68.58 x 44.45 cm (25 3/4 x 27 x 17 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"This table came from the great chamber of Elizabeth 'Waterman'. It was used to set china on," inscribed, on drawer in the nineteenth century by William Waterman. Source: C. L. Pickett advertisement. Antiques, vol.145, no. 6 (June 1994): 785.

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Elizabeth Waterman, Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to William Waterman, Providence, Rhode Island, ca. 1850. Kenneth Hammitt (1920–1992), Woodbury, Connecticut; consigned by his estate to Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts, October 30–31, 1993, lot 57. C. L. Prickett, Yardley, Pennsylvania, 1994. Northeast Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 3–4, 2002, lot 742

Associated names

Elizabeth Waterman
William Waterman
Kenneth Hammitt
Skinner, Inc.
C. L. Prickett, Inc.
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Mass., Fine Americana Including the Private Collection of Kenneth Hammitt of Woodbury, Connecticut, sale cat. (October 30–31, 1993), 20–21, lot 57, ill.
"C. L. Prickett advertisement," Antiques 145, no. 6 (June 1994): 785, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Manchester, N.H., New Hampshire Weekend Auction, sale cat. (August 3–4, 2002), 84, lot 742, ill.
"Northeast Auctions Mixed-Estates Sale," Maine Antique Digest 30, no.10 (October 2002): 27-C, ill.