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Side chairs, set of four


Object number

RIF673

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 x 20 7/8 x 16 7/8 in. (99.06 x 53.023 x 42.863 cm)

Date

1785–1810

Current location

Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); ash and eastern white pine (secondary)

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Rebecca Power Tillinghast (1760–1860) and Joseph Leonard Tillinghast (1790–1844), Providence, Rhode Island, and Taunton, Massachusetts; by descent to their daughter, Mrs. Horace Binney Hare; by descent to T. Truxton Hare; given to the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1975

Associated names

Mr. T. Truxton Hare
Rebecca Power Tillinghast
Joseph Leonard Tillinghast
Mrs. Horace Binney Hare
Mr. T. Truxton Hare

See also


Bibliography

Clement E. Conger, Alexandra W. Rollins, and Mary Itsell, Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1991), 214, no. 124, ill.