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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF852

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

98.425 x 56.515 x 53.34 cm (38 3/4 x 22 1/4 x 21 in.)

Date

1745–1765

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (primary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne Style, Chippendale

Provenance

By descent from the original owner to Mrs. Lowell Bigelow, Boston and Los Angeles. Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York. Christie's, New York, January 20–21, 1989, lot 734. Sallie T. Clark, Raleigh, North Carolina; consigned by her estate to Christie's, New York, October 24, 1992, lot 194. G. K. S. Bush, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1993

Associated names

Mrs. Lowell Bigelow
Leigh Keno American Antiques
Christie's
Sallie T. Clark
G. K. S. Bush, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

"Leigh Keno American Furniture advertisement," Antiques 136, no. 3 (September 1989): 368, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 24, 1992), 106–107, lot 194.
"G. K. S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 143, no. 5 (May 1993): 642.
Christie's New York, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 20–21, 1989), 271, lot 734, ill.