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Dining table


Object number

RIF155

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 71.12 x 38.1 x 121.92 cm (28 x 15 x 48 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New England, Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); oak (hinged rails); white pine (stationary rails)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"MAJ W. E. / LAVER," in twentieth-century blue chalk, on underside of top

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, December 4, 2003, lot 22

Associated names

Sotheby's

Construction

The tops of the swing legs are rabbeted to support the corners of the frame when the table is closed. Examined by P. E. Kane, December 2003.

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Property from a Private West Coast Collection, sale cat. (December 4, 2003), 17, lot 22.