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Table


Object number

RIF660

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

26 30 3/4 20 1/4 in. (66.04 78.105 51.435 cm)

Date

1740–90

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple and white pine

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

By descent in the Cranston family, Rhode Island. Florene Maine Antiques, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Mr. and Mrs. Norbert H. Savage, 1971; by descent to Gail and Burton Savage. Barbara and Frank Pollock, Highland Park, Illinois, 1981. Sotheby's, New York, January 28–29, 31, 1987, lot 1247

Associated names

Cranston family
Florene Maine Antiques
Burton and Gail Savage
Mr. and Mrs. Norbert H. Savage
Sotheby's
Frank and Barbara Pollock

Notes

The table's red paint is probably original.

See also


Bibliography

David A. Hanks, American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), 22–23, no. 17, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 28–29, 31, 1987), lot 1247, ill.
"Frank and Barbara Pollack advertisement," Antiques 120, no. 3 (September 1981): 499, ill.