SWC-Mahogany Porringer Tea Table Newport, 1735-1750
The country's largest collection of fine Classical & Colonial Furniture... Just steps from the RISD Museum & John Brown House. A Mahogany Porringer Tea Table, Queen Anne, Newport, c. This model of mahogany table with the porringer top is probably the most sought after of tea tables, particularly among those made in Newport. It can also be referred to as more of a tavern table because of its less formal aspect. Note, the typically Rhode Island straight leg, which is also very common in English furniture of that time. In fact, a number of Newport pieces are the closest along with Philadelphia pieces to the English style tradition. It is highly desired and is the rarest. Note the close resemblance to one at the Winterthur Museum, illustrated in Joseph Downs' American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods. Please take a moment to see the construction details. All offerings are in fine condition with no major repairs or replacements unless otherwise indicated in description.
Item must be insured in full. The item "SWC-Mahogany Porringer Tea Table Newport, 1735-1750" is in sale since Saturday, June 5, 2010. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Tables\Pre-1800". The seller is "stanleyweiss" and is located in Providence, Rhode Island.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Tables
- Style: Chippendale
- Region of Origin: America
- Age: Pre-1800
- Original/Reproduction: Original