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Dining table


Object number

RIF5003

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 × 47 × 54 in. (71.12 × 119.38 × 137.16 cm)

Date

1750–80

Current location

Redwood Library and Athenaeum

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); beech (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Possibly owned by Philip Anthony (1723–1777) Swansea, Massachusetts and later Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Mary Anthony (née Goddard, born 1726); by descent in the Anthony, Albro and Biesel families; by descent to Charles H. Biesel (1909–1995), Newport, Rhode Island; gift to Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island

Associated names

Philip Anthony
Mary Goddard Anthony
Anthony-Albro-Biesel families
Charles H. Biesel