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Dining table


Object number

RIF6325

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 17 1/2 42 3/4 in. (72.39 44.45 108.59 cm)

Date

1710–30

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple (primary); yellow poplar (drawer linings, drawer supports [the latter could be birch], and drawer stop); oak (some pins)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"X," in chalk, on interior of drawer back; "V," in graphite, on interior of proper right drawer side

Style

William and Mary, Baroque

Provenance

Sotheyb's, New York, January 28, 30–31, 1994, lot 1316; sold to Alan MIller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania; sold to 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 2024; sold to Philip H. Bradley, Co., Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Associated names

Sotheby's
Alan Miller
George Safford Parker II
Caxambas Foundation
Philip H. Bradley Co.

Notes

The feet are replaced. Source: Sotheby's, New York, The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation, January 19, 2017, lot 2024.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (January 28, 30–31, 1994), lot 1316.
Sotheby's, New York, The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation, sale cat. (January 19, 2017), lot 2024, ill.
Lita Solis-Cohen, "The Parker Sale," Maine Antique Digest (March 2017): 32-E, ill.