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Dining table


Object number

RIF4238

Maker

Maker: attributed to Christopher Townsend, 1701-1787

Dimensions

77.47 x 175.26 (open) x 157.48 cm (30 1/2 x 69 (open) x 62 in.)

Date

1750–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York, 1970. John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., Old Lyme, Connecticut, 1976

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
John S. Walton Antiques, Inc.

Bibliography

"John S. Walton, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 98, no. 3 (September 1970): 292, ill.
"John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 110, no. 3 (September 1976): 380, ill.
Erik Gronning and Amy Coes, "The Early Work of John Townsend in the Christopher Townsend Shop Tradition," American Furniture (2013): 25–26, fig. 57.