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According to family history, Goddard made this "dish-top" tea table for his daughter Catherine; it descended in her family into the twentieth century. This provenance has made the table a key "type specimen" for the identification of other pieces that share the same paw feet and fluted columns....

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Provenance

According to Duncan A. Hazard, writing in 1929, made by John Goddard for his daughter, Catherine, upon her marriage to Perry Weaver; descended in the family to Miss Susan J. Weaver; to Duncan A. Hazard, Newport, Rhode Island; purchased for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

1775–85

Object Place

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 59

Dimensions

Overall: 69.9 x 80.3 cm (27 1/2 x 31 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.164

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens