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From: Peter Mooz, "American Furniture at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art," Antiques 113 (May 1978): 1052
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Easy chair


Object number

RIF910

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 3/4 x 32 7/8 x 22 1/16 in. (113.665 x 83.503 x 56.039 cm)

Date

1740–70

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, until at least 1992. Unknown

Associated names

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Bibliography

Peter Mooz, "American Furniture at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts," Antiques 113, no. 5 (May 1978): 1055, ill.