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From: David A. Hanks, American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic (Chicago, Illinois: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), 18, fig. 9
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Side chair


Object number

RIF657

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.14 x 53.975 x 53.658cm (41 x 21 1/4 x 21 1/8in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); white pine (secondary)

Inscriptions

"XV," incised on rabbet of front seat rail

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Colonel John Cooke (1744–1812), Middletown, Rhode Island

Associated names

Colonel John Cooke

Bibliography

David A. Hanks, American Art of the Colonies and Early Republic, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1971), 18, no. 9, ill.