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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF224

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"18th cent. Conn., Cherry / Pembroke Table. Rare / open work cross strecher [sic], / fluted legs. / Attrib. to; John Townsend / Descended in the Brown / family of Willamantic, / Conn.," typed on paper card taped to underside of table

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Brown Family, Willimantic, Conntecticut. Private collection, Tampa, Florida, 2003

Associated names

Brown family, Willimantic, Connecticut

See also


Bibliography

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), 379n12.