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Tea table


Object number

RIF1092

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

27 × 28 11/16 × 16 3/4 in. (68.58 × 72.87 × 42.55 cm) Width, frame: 25 3/16 in. (63.99 cm) Width, feet: 27 5/16 in. (69.37 cm) Depth, frame: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm) Depth, feet: 15 1/4 in. (38.74 cm)

Date

1740–80

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in New England, Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); mahogany (candle slides and transverse brace); white pine (glue blocks and runners for candle slides)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By tradition John Leach (1723/24–1799) and Sarah Leach (née Coffin, 1732–1811), Boston; by descent to their son Thomas Leach (1757–1828), Boston; by descent to his daughter Sally Avis Blaney (1786–1860), Boston; by descent to her daughters Sarah Coffin Blaney (1823–1880) and Harriet Blaney (1821–1885), Boston; by descent to their brother Charles Blaney (1830–1893), Cambridge, Massachusetts; by descent to his son Charles Priaut Blaney (1868–1951), New York and Wilton, Connecticut. Israel Sack, New York, by 1941; sold to Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware, 1941; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Delaware, 1969

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
John Leach
Sarah Leach
Thomas Leach
Sarah Coffin Blaney
Harriet Blaney
Charles Blaney
Charles Priaut Blaney

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 10, p. 65, pl. 3.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 233–234, no. 120, ill.