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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF1391

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 104.775 cm (41 1/4 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1982

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Notes

The double-ring turnings on the medial stretcher, the prominence of the rings on the side stretchers near the back legs, and the squareness of the back legs where they meet the floor suggest a Rhode Island origin.

See also


Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 7, p. 1926, P5233, ill.