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Tavern table


Object number

RIF6323

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

24 39 1/2 24 1/2 in. (60.96 100.33 62.23 cm)

Date

1720–60

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Pine

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"Date 1680 / [torn] table was used [torn] the family of Roger / Williams founder of Rhode Is. / Descended down to present / Williams of Chester Vermont to / the late Dan Williams / of whom it was repaired by / T. Fairchild, No Guilford [torn]," in ink, on a paper label inside drawer

Style

William and Mary, Baroque

Provenance

Possibly Roger Williams family, Rhode Island; by descent to Dan Williams, Chester, Vermont. Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Portsmouth), August 20–21, 2016, lot 476

Associated names

Northeast Auctions
Roger Williams family
Dan Williams
T. Fairchild
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Portsmouth, N.H., Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Summer Weekend Auction, sale cat. (August 20–21, 2016), 101, lot 476, ill.