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Pier table


Object number

RIF4632

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

27 1/2 30 1/2 17 1/2 in. (69.85 77.47 44.45 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"For my valued friend Levi Greenleaf, Esq. with the best wishes of James E. Greenleaf, Charlestown, Mass., Aug. 2, 1896," written, on paper label on underside

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

James E. Greenleaf (1833–1900), Charlestown, Massachusetts; gift to Levi Greenleaf, 1896. Marjorie H. Schorsch (1930–2007) and John B. Schorsch; consigned to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, May 1–2, 1981, lot 503. Christie's, New York, January 18–19, 2002, lot 405

Associated names

James E. Greenleaf
Levi Greenleaf
John B. Schorsch
Marjorie H. Schorsch
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine American Furniture and Related Decorative Arts: The Collection of Mr. John B. Schorsch and Mrs. Marjorie H. Schorsch, sale cat. (May 1–2, 1981), lot 503, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, and Folk Art: Featuring English Pottery from the Collection of the Late Robert J. Kahn and the Lafayette-Washington Pistols, sale cat. (January 18–19, 2002), 248, lot 405, ill.