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Catalog Number DEC.022b
Title
Artist unknown
Date 1770 circa (REC); 1760 circa (SN)
Description Larger wooden (mahogany) Tea Tray; diameter 21 1/4 inches

Two Townsend trays: one circular, diameter 21; one dish top, diameter 16 1/2 (split). (John E. Janes, 1970)Two antique mahogany round dished top trays each having a raised dish edge turned out of the solid, each fine condition with original finish, possibly American origin, one 16 1/2 diameter, other 21 1/4 diameter, circa 1760. (Simon Nager, 1979)A Chippendale mahogany tea tray, Newport, R.I., circa 1770, circular with dished and molded rim. (Ralph E. Carpenter, 1991)A Chippendale mahogany tea tray, Newport, R.I., circa 1770, circular with molded rim. (Ralph E. Carpenter, 1991)
Object Name Tray, Tea
Material Wood (Mahogany)
Dimensions Dia-54 cm
Credit line Gift of Miss Ellen Townsend
Provenance Ellen F. Townsend of Newport, Rhode Island
Inscriptions and Marks
Collection Townsend, EllenDecorative Arts
People Townsend, Ellen
Notes Redwood Papers (90)
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