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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF4693

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 73.66 cm (29 in.); Diameter, top: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Two paper exhibition labels, on underside of top

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dwight Blaney (1865–1944), Ironbound Island, Maine, and Boston and Weston, Massachusetts; by descent in his family to Richard Blaney; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 21–22 and 25, 2010, lot 355

Associated names

Dwight Blaney
Richard Blaney
Descendants of Dwight Blaney
Christie's

Bibliography

Helen Comstock, "American Furniture in California," Antiques 65, no. 1 (January 1954): 57, fig. 18.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, and Chinese Export, sale cat. (January 21–22 and 25, 2010), lot 355, ill.