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Dining table


Object number

RIF6650

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

27 40 40 1/2 in. (68.6 101.6 102.9 cm)

Date

1740–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); oak (hinged rails); pine (stationary rails and corner block)

Inscriptions

'X," incised, on underside of both short rails and inside the same rails

Provenance

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1909–2009), Newport, Rhode Island, before 1972; by descent to his wife Roberta L. Carpenter (1938–2019), Newport, Rhode Island; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 24, 2020, lot 300

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Roberta L. Carpenter
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver, sale cat. (January 24, 2020), 79, lot 300, ill.