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Side chair


Object number

RIF906

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, back: 39 1/2 in. (100.33 cm) Width: 20 1/2 in. (52.07 cm) Height, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

David Stockwell, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1959. Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1909–2009), Newport, Rhode Island. Bertram D. Coleman (1919–1976), Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; by descent to his wife Mrs. Bertram D. Coleman (née Trishie Pratt); Christie's, New York, January 16, 1998, lot 237

Associated names

David Stockwell, Inc.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.
Bertram D. Coleman
Mrs. Bertram D. Coleman
Christie's

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 36, no. 10, ill.
Christie's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram D. Coleman, sale cat. (January 16, 1998), 75, lot 237, ill.