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Dining table


Object number

RIF4411

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Open: 27 1/4 x 53 1/4 x 42 in. (69.22 x 135.26 x 106.68 cm)

Date

1740–70

Current location

Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Possibly "8," in chalk, on underside of one leaf

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Clinton Prescott Knight, Matunuck (1891–1970), Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 23, 1972, lot 175; sold to Doris Duke (1912–1993) for Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, 1972; Whitehorne House Museum, Newport Restoration Foundation, Rhode Island, from 1974

Associated names

Clinton Prescott Knight
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Doris Duke

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine American Furniture: Chinese Export and Other Porcelains and Decorations, sale cat. (June 23, 1972), 22, lot 175, ill.