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Side chair


Object number

RIF718

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

100.965 x 50.165 x 45.085cm (39 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 17 3/4in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (front and side seat rails); red oak (rear seat rail)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Charles K. Davis (1889–1968), Fairfield, Connecticut; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1956

Associated names

Charles K. Davis

Construction

The chair had open braces on the seat rails, now missing. The side seat rails are tenoned through the stiles.

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Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 94–95, no. 42, ill.