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From: Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, & Jack O'Brien, Harbor & Home: Furniture of Southeastern Masachusetts 1710–1850 (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2009), 64, cat. no. 10
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Banister-back armchair


Object number

RIF775

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 113.03 cm (44 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.); Width: 61.119 cm (24 1/16 in.); Depth, seat: 38.735 cm (15 1/4 in.)

Date

1720–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, Possibly made in Little Compton, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple (primary); oak (seat rails and left side stretcher)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc., Newbury, Massachusetts

Associated names

Peter H. Eaton Antiques, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O'Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 64–66, no. 10, pl. 10.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 32n67, 185n3.