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Backstool


Object number

RIF1075

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–60

Current location

Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc.

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"VI," incised, on front seat rail rabbet

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the Maynard and Hazard families, Rhode Island; sold to Harry Arons; sold to David Stockwell (1907–1996), Wilmington, Delaware, by 1981. Gary R. Sullivan Antiques, Inc., Sharon, Massachusetts, 2018

Associated names

Maynard family
Hazard Family
Harry Arons
David Stockwell

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Bibliography

David Stockwell, Inc., "Living with Antiques: Log Folly in Delaware," Antiques 119, no. 5 (May 1981): 1103, ill.