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Easy chair


Object number

RIF1346

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

46 x 33 3/4 x 29 1/2 in. (116.84 x 85.725 x 74.93 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut (proper-left stretcher); maple (other stretchers, legs, and three seat rails); birch (proper-left seat rail)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1980. J. Welles Henderson (1921–2007), Philadelphia, before 2007; consigned by his estate to Sotheby's, New York, January 18–19, 2008, lot 245

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.
J. Welles Henderson

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 7, p. 1778, no. P3371, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 18–19, 2008), 236, lot 245, ill.