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Easy chair


Object number

RIF754

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

47 x 35 1/2 x 25 in. (119.38 x 90.17 x 63.5 cm) Seat height: 17 1/2 in. (44.45 cm)

Date

1740-1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Black walnut (primary); birch (seat rails); chestnut (rear corner blocks)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

John Walton, Inc., Griswold and Jewett City, Connecticut; sold to Ann and Philip Holzer, Great Neck, New York, 1981; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2012, lot 212

Associated names

John Walton, Inc.
Ann Holzer
Philip Holzer
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Philip Holzer, Philip and Ann Holzer Collection (n.p.: privately printed, 1990), 60–61, no. 21, fig. 21.1.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints, and Carpets, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2012), 152, lot 212.