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Dining table


Object number

RIF5316

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 72.39 x 121.29 x 47.63 cm (28 1/2 x 47 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

Date

1705–1725

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); maple (brace between rails); pine (drawer linings, runner, and stop); oak (rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Circle with line through it, in chalk, on exterior drawer sides

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Private collection, New England; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, September 27, 2012, lot 174. Anita Schorsch (1930–2015) and Irvin G. Schorsch, Jr. (1927–2014), Hidden Glen, New Jersey; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–22, 2016, lot 483

Associated names

New England private collection
Sotheby's
Irvin G. Schorsch, Jr.
Anita Schorsch

Bibliography

Lita Solis-Cohen, "Americana Auction," Maine Antique Digest (December 2012): 6-B.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, Including Property from the Collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl, sale cat. (September 27, 2012), lot 174, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 250n2.
Sotheby's, New York, Property from the Collection of Irvin and Anita Schorsch: Hidden Glen Farms, sale cat. (Janaury 20–22, 2016), 250, lot 483, ill.