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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 2 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1969): 337, no. 839
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Side chair


Object number

RIF1571

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 103.823 cm (40 7/8 in.) Width: 56.833 cm (22 3/8 in.) Height of seat rail: 41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Mahogany; pine (corner blocks), maple (seat frame, tertiary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1966

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 337, no. 839, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 134, fig. 170.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 34, ill.