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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF726

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm) Width: 31 in. (78.74 cm) Length open: 40 7/8 in. (103.823 cm)

Date

1795–1815

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); basswood (drawer bottom); yellow poplar (rear rail and drawer back); white pine (drawer front)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"J D Eliot Dayton O," painted in black, on bottom of drawer

Provenance

Possibly owned by J. D. Eliot, Dayton, Ohio, before 1960. Reginald M. Lewis (died 1960), Easton, Maryland, before 1960; Henry F. du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, by 1961; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1961

Associated names

J. D. Eliot
Reginald Minturn Lewis
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 34, 348–349, no. 325, fig. 90.