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Photo: Courtesy Rhode Island Furniture Archive, Preservation Society of Newport County, L.223
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Tea table


Object number

RIF4790

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 49 1/2 in. (125.73 cm)

Date

1740–70

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, or possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany and cherry

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

By descent in the Rogers family to Mrs. George Connal-Rowan (née Helena de St. Prie Case, 1886–1975), New Bedford, Massachusetts, and later Gargunnock, Scotland ; given to the National Trust for Historic Preservation; lent to Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

Associated names

Rogers family
Mrs. George Connal-Rowan

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Historical Prints, sale cat. (January 26, 1991), 138, lot 220.