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Side chair


Object number

RIF1310

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 17 in. (94.615 x 55.245 x 43.18 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (seat)

Inscriptions

The back rail of the slip seat frame is marked "VIII" and "Wm. J. Currier" written in pencil; undercover is marked "Lord Brothers"

Style

Chippendale, Queen Anne

Provenance

Possibly William J. Currier. Helen Flynt (née Helen Geier, 1895–1986) and Henry N. Flynt (1893–1970), Deerfield, Massachusetts; given to Historic Deerfield, Inc., Massachusetts, 1958

Associated names

William J. Currier
Henry N. Flynt
Helen Geier Flynt

See also


Bibliography

"Deerfield Revisited," Antiques 75, no. 5 (May 1959): 464.
Dean A. Fales, Jr., The Furniture of Historic Deerfield (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1976), 46, fig. 78.