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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms, Part I," Connoisseur (June 1972): 4, fig. 2
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Dining table


Object number

RIF331

Maker

Maker: attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Open: 71.12 x 157.48 x 159.39 cm (28 x 62 x 62 3/4 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar and maple (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1909–2009), Scarsdale, New York, by 1963

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Bibliography

James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods from Private Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1963), 43, no. 77, ill.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms: Part I," Connoisseur 180 (June 1972): 80, fig. 2.
Laura Beach, "The Past Is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," Antiques and Fine Art 6, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 114, 120–121, ill.