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Stand


Object number

RIF5124

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

63.5 x 35.24 x 43.18 cm (25 x 13 7/8 x 17 in.)

Date

1710–1740

Current location

Anthony J. Zecca

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Birch (pedestal and cleat); butternut(?) (top); ash (base)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Peter Storey Pentz, Woodinville, Washington; sold to private collection, 2008

Associated names

Peter Storey Pentz

Construction

The circular top is one piece and has a slightly rounded edge. It is fitted on its underside with a cleat with chamfered edges that is attached with rosehead nails, the ends of which are visible through the top. A turned pedestal with various ball and ring turnings is doweled into the cleat and into a cruciform base, which consists of two half-lapped rectilinear supports with stepped, ogee-shaped top profiles. Nailed with brads to the underside of the three feet are rectangular wood risers. The surface of the table retains traces of several different layers of paint. Examined by P. E. Kane, September 2, 2011; notes compiled by T. B. Lloyd.

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