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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF1471

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by Christopher Champlin (1731–1805), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in the Champlin family, possibly to Mrs. Oliver Hazard Perry (née Elizabeth Champlin Mason, 1791–1858); sold at the sale of the contents of the Perry House, Parade (Washington Square) Newport, 1858; sold to the King family, Newport, and Albany, New York; by descent to Peter King, Newport; sold to Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1909–2009), Newport, 1953; by descent to the current owner

Associated names

Christopher Champlin
Elizabeth Mason Champlin Perry
Peter King
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

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Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms: Part I," Connoisseur 180 (June 1972): 87, fig. 11–12.
Laura Beach, "The Past Is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," Antiques and Fine Art 6, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 119–121, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 376n2.