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Table


Object number

RIF4205

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

67.63 x 89.54 x 66.68 cm (26 5/8 x 35 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)

Date

1740–1800

Current location

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Yellow poplar (top); white pine (frame and legs)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Winnick and Sherman, New York; sold to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1930

Associated names

Winick and Sherman

Construction

The top is made of two boards, originally cleated together from beneath; the cleat is now missing. Source: Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Wiliamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1974): no. 122.

Notes

The table is covered with a greenish-black paint, under which the original red is visible.

Bibliography

Barry A. Greenlaw, New England Furniture at Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, 1974), 142–143, no. 122, ill.