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From: "Robert L. Foster Important Maine Two Day Estates Auction, Early Furniture," http://www.fosterauctions.com/Sept.%205%20&%206/big%20pics/MVC-846Ff.JPG (accessed December 16, 2009)
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Card table


Object number

RIF4670

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Robert L. Foster Co. Auctioneers and Appraisers, Newcastle, Maine, September 5–6, 2009

Associated names

Robert L. Foster Co. Auctioneers and Appraisers

Notes

The pictorial inlay of crossed leaves has traditionally been associated with Rhode Island since it is found on sideboards attributed to Thomas Howard of Providence. Card tables with this inlay are often attributed to Rhode Island.

See also


Bibliography

Mark Sisco, "McCloskey Pastel Heads Foster Auction," Maine Antique Digest (December 2009): 18-B, ill.
"Robert L. Foster Important Maine Two Day Estates Auction, Early Furniture," http://www.fosterauctions.com/Sept.%205%20&%206/big%20pics/MVC-846Ff.JPG (accessed December 16, 2009).