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Photo: Courtesy Preservation Society of Newport County, R.I., PSNC.8723, Photo by Dennis A. Carr
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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF4233

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker attributed Benjamin Baker, 1734 or 1735–1822

Dimensions

Height: 69.85 cm (27 1/2 in.); Width, top: 80.01 cm (31 1/2 in.); Depth, top: 46.99 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Table made by Townsend / in Newport. From D'Wolf / House, Bristol, R.I. / Bought by Mrs. L.G.Morris January 1933," typed, on paper label glued in drawer; "B," in chalk on underside of top; "XICX," in chalk, on rail inside butterfly support

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the DeWolf family, Bristol, Rhode Island; sold to Mrs. Lewis Gouveneur Morris (née Alleta Nathalie Bailey, 1883–1935), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Mrs. Alleta Morris McBean (1912–1986), Newport; given to the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, 1986

Associated names

DeWolf family of Bristol, Rhode Island
Mrs. Lewis Gouveneur Morris
Mrs. Alletta Morris McBean