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Couch


Object number

RIF1374

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

101.6 x 179.07 x 54.61 cm (40 x 70 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Date

1730–1760

Current location

Brooklyn Museum

Geography

Made in New England, Possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut and maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary, Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1980. Private collection, New York, 1984

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Notes

The turnings on the legs bear some similarity to a group of corner chairs that might have been made in Rhode Island, see RIF202, RIF2350, and RIF3447.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 7, p. 1768, no. P5013, ill.