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From: Erik Kyle Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning," American Furniture (2005): 7, fig. 11
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Tavern table


Object number

RIF5116

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

26 3/4 54 3/4 28 5/8 in. (67.95 139.07 72.71 cm)

Date

1710–40

Current location

National Parks Service, William Floyd Homestead

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, or made in Brookhaven, New York
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Medium

Maple and white pine

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

William Floyd (1734–1821), Brookhaven, New York; by descent in the Floyd family; National Park Service, Fire Island National Seashore, William Floyd Homestead, Mastic Beach, New York

Associated names

William Floyd

Bibliography

Erik K. Gronning and Dennis Andrew Carr, "Early Rhode Island Turning," American Furniture (2005): 7, fig. 11.
Dean F. Failey, Long Island Is My Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen, 1640–1830 (Cold Spring, N.Y.: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1998), 28, fig. 26.