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Side chair


Object number

RIF584

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (slip seat frame); rear corner blocks (yellow poplar)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Claire (née Claire Frances McKiernan, 1922–2005) and Hugh Vanderbilt, Sr. (1921–2000), Greenwich, Connecticut, Palm Beach, Florida, and Devil Lake, Canada; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 20-22, 2006, lot 412

Associated names

Hugh Bedford Vanderbilt, Sr.
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Including Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Hanson to Benefit the National Gallery of Art, sale cat. (January 20–22, 2006), 274, lot 412, ill.