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Carver chair


Object number

RIF1199

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

106.05 x 61.6 x 47.63 cm (41 3/4 x 24 1/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

Date

1620–1650

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in
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Medium

European field maple (Acer campestre)

Style

Pilgrim

Provenance

Dr. George Waterman (1752–1829), Cranston, Rhode Island; by descent to Phoebe Waterman Allen (born 1887), Cranston; by descent to Clara B. Allen (born 1852), Rehoboth, Massachusetts; sold to Nathan Cushing, Providence, Rhode Island; consigned to American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, February 27, 1930, lot 173; sold to Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; gift to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1958

Associated names

Dr. George Waterman
Phoebe Waterman Allen
Clara B. Allen
Nathan Cushing
American Art Association
Anderson Galleries
Israel Sack, Inc.
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Anderson Galleries and American Art Association, New York, American Antiques: The Collection of Nathan Cushing, Providence, R.I., sale cat. (February 27, 1930), 54–55, lot 173.
Benno M. Forman, American Seating Furniture,1630–1730: An Interpretive Catalogue (New York: W. W. Norton, 1988), 120–121, no. 13, ill.