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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms, Part I," Connoisseur (June 1972): 4, fig. 2
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Dining table


Object number

RIF331

Maker

Maker, attributed to John Goddard, American, 1723–1785

Dimensions

Height: 28 in. (71.12 cm) Width: 62 in. (157.48 cm) Depth: 28 62 62 3/4 in. (71.12 157.48 159.39 cm)

Date

1760–80

Current location

Private Collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar and maple (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., (1909–2009), Scarsdale, New York, by 1963

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms: Part I," Connoisseur 180 (June 1972): 80, fig. 2.
James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods from Private Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963), 43, no. 77, ill.
Laura Beach, "The Past Is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," Antiques and Fine Art 6, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 114, 120–121, ill.