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Sawbuck table


Object number

RIF5713

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 77 28 1/4 in. (72.39 195.58 71.76 cm)

Date

1700–1725

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut coast
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Pine (top); chestnut (base)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, Rhode Island, 2013

Associated names

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Construction

The breadboarded ends of the table's top are secured with large rosehead nails. The edges of the legs are chamfered. There is an additional support block between the table's top and the tops of its legs. Source: Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, Rhode Island, http://www.tildenthurber.com/stanleyweiss/pages/items15/sw01596.html (accessed April 24, 2013), sw01596.

Notes

The base of the table retains its old red paint.

Bibliography

"A Rare Sawbuck Dining Table," http://www.tildenthurber.com/stanleyweiss/pages/items15/sw01596.html (accessed April 24, 2013), item sw01596.