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Side chair


Object number

RIF1723

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 99.695 x 52.705 x 45.403cm (39 1/4 x 20 3/4 x 17 7/8in.) Other (Seat Height): 43.815cm (17 1/4in.) Other (Seat rails): 38.735cm (15 1/4in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

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

American black walnut (primary); white pine (front cornerblocks); birch (sides and rear of slip seat frame); maple (front of slip seat frame)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Charles R. Morson (died 1929) New York. Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, 1930

Associated names

Charles R. Morson
Francis P. Garvan

See also


Bibliography

John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 133, fig. 169.
Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 77–78, no. 56, ill.