A Very Rare Queen Anne Slab Table with Straight Apron, Newport, Rhode Island, c.1750
[Description from Sotheby's Listing]
THE BABBITT FAMILY VERY FINE AND RARE QUEEN ANNE CHERRYWOOD MARBLE-TOP SLAB TABLE, NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, CIRCA 1750
Descended in the Babbitt family, Wickford, Rhode Island;Ginsberg and Levy, Inc., New York; Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Gasque, Palm Beach, Florida.
Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Historical Society, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, May 16-June 20, 1965, no. 39.
- Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 1, pp. 189–190, fig. 197.
- Ginsburg and Levy advertisement, The Magazine Antiques 40, no. 3 (September 1941): 135.
- Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture,(Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), p. 50–51, no. 39.
This table is identified as RIF3061 in the Yale University Art Gallery's Rhode Island Furniture Archive.
Appears to retain its original marble slab. Retains a dry surface with a warm reddish color.
Height 28 3/4 in. by Width 49 1/2 in. by Depth 25 in.
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