image of object
Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's, New York
Click the image to enlarge

Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF1581

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

105.41 x 63.5 x 66.04 cm (41 1/2 x 25 x 26 in.); Seat, height: 38.1cm (15 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (seat rails); eastern white pine (corner blocks)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., Old Lyme, Connecticut; sold to Ann and Philip Holzer, Great Neck, New York, 1977; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 20–21, 2012, lot 234

Associated names

John S. Walton Antiques, Inc.
Ann Holzer
Philip Holzer
Sotheby's

Bibliography

Philip Holzer, Philip and Ann Holzer Collection (n.p.: privately printed, 1990), 56–57, no. 19, fig. 19.1–19.2.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints, and Carpets, sale cat. (January 20–21, 2012), 167, lot 234, ill.