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A Fine Mahogany Sheraton Pembroke Table, c.1810

This table is composed of solid beautifully figured mahogany throughout. The top has small correct leaves and the feet are reeded with ball turnings at their end. Interestingly, this table bears a family history, (see below) and was deaccessioned from a museum, acknowledging that this is a fine historical document of small scale and in excellent condition. A label inside the drawer reads: [This table] was given to me by my mo[ther], Charlotte … … … [who was] born in Providence, Rhode [Island] … South Main St. [and m]arried James Martinier Sou[thwick o]f Newburyport … has 2 children and 3 gran[dchild]ren. Mother gave me this table + a gold mirror which belonged to her sist[er,] Mary Burr. She had them from the Burr family [as] [she] married Charles Waterbury Clark of New York … was born at University place. He passed o.. … … … I am writing this where I now reside, so as [to] place the table for some future owner … … … … It has given much pleasure to several generations. Elsie Southwick … 145 East 52" Ne[w York] … 2, NY Height: 28 1/2 in. Width: 22 1/2 in - 43 1/2 in. Depth: 35 1/4 in. [This table] was given to me by my mo[ther], Charlotte … … … [who was] born in Providence, Rhode [Island] … South Main St. [and m]arried James Martinier Sou[thwick o]f Newburyport … has 2 children and 3 gran[dchild]ren. Mother gave me this table + a gold mirror which belonged to her sist[er,] Mary Burr. She had them from the Burr family [as] [she] married Charles Waterbury Clark of New York … was born at University place. He passed o.. … … … I am writing this where I now reside, so as [to] place the table for some future owner … … … … It has given much pleasure to several generations. Elsie Southwick … 145 East 52" Ne[w York] … 2, NYRead more

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4 200 GBP

A Cherry Queen Anne Tall Case Clock with Silver Dial, Rhode Island

This is a tall country clock was produced by Squire Millard, whose listing indicates he fought in the revolutionary war. The dial is a beautifully-engraved silver over brass, and indicates Millard resided in Warwick, which is about 10 miles South of Providence, RI. The cherry has turned a beautiful lemon yellow/brown, and movement and case are original in every way. This clock came out of a local Rhode Island estate auction. Squire Millerd (1750 - 1820) - Captain in Providence & Kent Battalion, appointed Feb. 1780 (A militia of 1200 men to serve within the state one month and no longer and not to be marched out.) - Captain Second Warwick Company, appointed June 1780 - Captain Second Warwick Company, appointed June 1781 Above items from Smith's "Civil & Military Lists" vol. I pp.394, 391 & 406 respectively. Last two items listed under "Squire Willard". Millerd is buried in a private graveyard in back of Millerd homestead in Cowesett. House is on west side of main highway with wellcurb on porch gavestone marked: "In memory of squire Millerd, Esq., who departed this life Jan. 2d A.D. 1820 in the 70th year of his age. He steadfastly held to the faith, and died in the hope of a blessed immortality." On gravestone next to it: "In memory of Mrs. Patience Millerd, wife of Squire Millerd, Esq., who died Feb.14, 1830 in the 85th year of her age." Height: 88 1/2 in. Width: 20 in. Depth: 11 in. Squire Millerd, 1750 - 1820, Above items from Smith's "Civil & Military Lists" vol. I pp.394, 391 & 406 respectively. Last two items listed under "Squire Willard"Read more

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13 000 GBP

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