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Side chair


Object number

RIF1726

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 96.361 x 51.911 x 46.196 cm (37 15/16 x 20 7/16 x 18 3/16 in.); Height, seat: 39.846 cm (15 11/16 in.); Width, seat rails: 36.989 cm (14 9/16 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Yale University Art Gallery

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); birch (right seat rail); hard maple (rear seat rail); mahogany and hard maple (open braces)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1963; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1963

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

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), 160–161, no. 139, 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), 432n4.