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Tilt-top table


Object number

RIF484

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

Height: 73.66 cm (29 in.); Diameter: 73.66 cm (29 in.)

Date

1750–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by Thomas Durfee (1721–1796), Tiverton, Rhode Island, probably by 1768; by descent to James Durfee (1768–1850), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Mrs. Richard Borden (née Abbey Walker Durfee, 1798–1884); by descent to her son Thomas James Broden (1832–1902); by descent to his daughter Harriet Minerva Borden (1856–1904); thereafter by descent in the Durfee and Borden families of Newport, Portsmouth, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and Fall River, Massachusetts; private collection, Connecticut; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, September 26, 1981, lot 445

Associated names

Thomas Durfee
James Durfee
Abbey Walker Durfee
Thomas James Borden
Harriet Minerva Borden
Private collection
Sotheby Parke Bernet

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (September 26, 1981), lot 445, 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), 327n1.