FINE AND RARE RHODE ISLAND QUEEN ANNE FIGURED-MAPLE MINIATURE PORRINGER-TOP TEA TABLE, NEWPORT, CIRCA 1760.
Of wood pegged construction, the rectangular top with outset corners above a straight apron with scalloped corners, raised on cylindrical tapered legs ending in pad feet. Height 8 ⅜ inches, top 13 ¼ x 9 ¼ inches.
Literature: A similar example is illustrated in “American Antiques” from the Israel Sack Collection, Vol. VIII, p. 2161. The table descended in the Brown-Ives family of Newport, Rhode Island, where it is believed to have been made. It is currently in the Hennage Collection at Colonial Williamsburg.