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The Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare Pilgrim Century Joined and Turned Maple, Oak, and Pine Long Table, probably Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1680

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection of a Founding Father of Rhode Island and our Country

The Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare Pilgrim Century Joined and Turned Maple, Oak, and Pine Long Table, probably Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1680

The Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare Pilgrim Century Joined and Turned Maple, Oak, and Pine Long Table, probably Newport, Rhode Island, Circa 1680

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

94,500

USD

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Property from a Private Collection of a Founding Father of Rhode Island and our Country

The Founding Father Henry Marchant Family Important and Exceptionally Rare Pilgrim Century Joined and Turned Maple, Oak, and Pine Long Table

probably Newport, Rhode Island

Circa 1680


Table retains its original brackets, turned wooden pulls, feet and top.

Height 27 1/4 in. by Width 62 5/8 in. by Depth 24 3/8 in.

In overall very fine aged condition with no apparent replacements or significant restoration. Chip to proper right side of molding on top. Two long narrow patched shrinkage cracks, the first running three-quarters of the length of the table, the second on the proper left side 17 inches. Secondary wood: yellow pine.


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This table descended directly in the family of Founding Father Henry Marchant (1741-1796).


Henry Marchant (1741-1796) m. Rebecca Cooke (1736-1819);

to son, William Marchant (1774-1857) m. Mary Babcock (1795-1860);

to son, William Marchant Jr. (1814-1886) m. Elizabeth Clarke (1819-1886);

to son, Frank Edward Marchant (1855-1927) m. Sarah Peckham Hoxsie Marchant (1852-1922);

to Frank E. Marchant’s older niece, Florence Clarke (1875-1958) m. Charles Samuel Prest (1875-1954);

to Frank E. Marchant’s younger niece, Alice Clarke (1876-1969), Cohoes, New York;

to Florence Clarke’s son, Edward C. Prest, Sr. (1914-1999) m. Alice Brunjes (1917-2013), Rockville Centre, New York;

thus by descent to the current consignors.