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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of the Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History vol.16, no.3 (July 1957):92–93, no. 30, ill.
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Dining table


Object number

RIF6111

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 28 3/4 in. (73.03 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); oak and maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to Mrs. John L. Sperry (née Grace Herreshoff, 1881–1950); bequeathed to the Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence

Associated names

John Brown
Grace Herreshoff Sperry

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Catalog of The Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection," Rhode Island History 16, no. 3 (July 1957): 92–93, no. 30, ill.