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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640- 1820 (Newport, Rhode Island: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 35
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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF1444

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Other (Height of back): 101.6cm (40in.) Other (Width at widest point): 51.435cm (20 1/4in.) Other (Height of seat): 45.72cm (18in.)

Date

1740-1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Mrs. Stephen S. Pichetto, by 1953 until at least 1975

Associated names

Mrs. Stephen S. Pichetto

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 35, no. 9, ill.
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2003), vol. 2, p. 43.