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Miniature card table


Object number

RIF2421

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 7 1/8 3 1/8 in. (13.97 18.098 7.938 cm)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

"A Table belonging to Harriet Dunn Jones 1798," inscribed in ink on underside

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Harriet Dunn Jones Hoppin (1792–1874), Providence, Rhode Island, probably 1798; by descent in her family, until 2007; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, February 23–25, 2007, lot 1047; sold to Thomas A. Gray, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; given to the Old Salem Toy Museum Collection, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; consigned by the parent museum, Old Salem Museums and Gardens, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, October 30–31, 2010, lot 154

Associated names

Harriet Dunn Jones Hoppin
Northeast Auctions
Thomas A. Gray
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., New Hampshire Weekend Auction, sale cat. (February 23–25, 2007), 180, lot 1047, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N. H., Important Auction of Miniature Decorative Arts from The Old Salem Toy Museum: Including Property from the Personal Collection of Thomas A. Gray, sale cat. (October 30, 2010), 61, lot 154.