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Couch


Object number

RIF1165

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 1/8 x 74 3/8 x 25 1/8 in. (107 x 188.91 x 63.82 cm)

Date

1700–1730

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in New York, or made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Sugar maple (legs and stretchers); soft maple (seat rails)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Ezekiel Carre, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Windsor White (1901–1975), Plymouth, Massachusetts; sold to Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1958

Associated names

Ezekiel Carré
Winsor White
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Benno M. Forman, American Seating Furniture,1630–1730: An Interpretive Catalogue (New York: W. W. Norton, 1988), 226–227, no. 50, ill.
Neil D. Kamil, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Disappearance and Material Life in Colonial New York," American Furniture (1995): 224, fig. 34.
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), 14, 16, fig. 6.