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Tea table


Object number

RIF6017

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

66.68 x 85.09 x 62.23 cm (26 1/4 x 33 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Date

1745–1765

Current location

Concord Museum

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and red cedar

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"Deacon Reuben Brown / His grand Mothers Table / of Days long ago / C [torn] Mass, on label

Style

Queen Anne Style

Provenance

Deacon Reuben Brown (1748–1832), Sudbury and Concord, Massachusetts, from his grandmother; by descent to his son Deacon Reuben Brown (1781–1854), Concord, Massachusetts; probably by sale to Cummings E. Davis (1816–1896), Concord, Massachusetts; gift to Concord Museum, Massachusetts, 1886

Associated names

Reuben Brown
Deacon Reuben Brown
Cummings Davis

Bibliography

George Tolman, Catalogue of a Portion of the Collection of The Concord Antiquarian Society (Concord, Mass.: Concord Museum, 1911), 8, no. 119.
Nancy Dodge Hartford, "The Concord Antiquarian Society and Its Museum," Antiques 106, no. 6 (December 1974): 1017, pl. 2, ill.
Peter Benes, Two Towns: Concord and Wethersfield, A Comparative Exhibition of Regional Culture, 1635–1850, exh. cat. (Concord, Mass.: Concord Museum, 1982), 58, ill.
David F. Wood, The Concord Museum: Decorative Arts from a New England Collection (Concord, Mass.: Concord Museum, 1996), 46–48, ill.