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Side chair


Object number

RIF711

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 1/4 x 22 1/4 x 21 5/8 in. (99.695 x 56.515 x 54.928 cm) Seat height: 17 1/2 in. (44.45 cm) Seat depth: 17 7/8 in. (45.403 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Baltimore Museum of Art

Geography

Probably made in New York, New York, or possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); sweetgum (slipseat frame); white pine (glue blocks)

Inscriptions

Roman numeral VII incised on front seat rail and on front wooden member of the slip seat

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

C. L. Prickett, Inc., Yardley, Pennsylvania; sold to The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland, 1984

Associated names

C. L. Prickett, Inc.

Bibliography

"C. L. Prickett advertisement," Antiques 117, no. 3 (March 1980): 583, ill.
William Voss Elder and Jayne E. Stokes, American Furniture 1680-1880 from the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1987), 22–23, no. 8, ill.