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Side chair


Object number

RIF1646

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed Job Townsend, Sr., 1699 - 1765

Dimensions

Other (Height ): 106.68cm (42in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island, or possibly made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1970

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Notes

The thickness of the rear legs where they meet the floor suggests that this chair was made in Rhode Island.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 3, p. 607, 1381, ill.