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Dining table


Object number

RIF3199

Maker

Maker, attributed to John Goddard, American, 1723?1785
(hinges) W. Sparrow

Dimensions

Height: 27 58 1/4 54 1/2 in. (68.58 147.96 138.43 cm) Width, closed: 54 1/2 in. (138.43 cm) Width, open: 58 1/4 in. (147.955 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"WS," stamped on iron hinges

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in a Rhode Island family, before 1993; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 22–23, 1993, lot 534

Associated names

Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 22–23, 1993), 174–175, lot 534, ill.