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Pembroke table


Object number

RIF6167

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker, formerly attributed to Holmes Weaver, American, 1769?1848, active 1796?1848

Dimensions

27 18 1/4 32 3/4 in. (68.58 46.36 83.19 cm)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany and light and dark wood inlay; pine (medial braces, proper left stationary rail, proper left drawer support, back rail); yellow poplar (proper right stationary rail and proper left drawer support); maple (hinged rails and front rail)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Illegible chalk, inside of rear rail; "a," in chalk, outside of proper right hinged rail near back rail; "3," in chalk, interior of proper left front corner of drawer side and front; "4," in chalk, interior of proper right front corner of drawer side and front; "X2," in chalk, on interior drawer back

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

George Safford Parker II (1929–2004), Janesville, Wisconsin, and later Marco, Florida; Caxambas Foundation, Milwaukee; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 19, 2017, lot 2176

Associated names

George Safford Parker II
Caxambas Foundation
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation, sale cat. (January 19, 2017), lot 2176, ill.