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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640- 1820 (Newport, Rhode Island: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 44
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Side chair, one of a set of six and three singles


Object number

RIF1865

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 38 1/2 in. (97.79 cm) Width: 21 in. (53.34 cm) Height, seat: 18 1/2 in. (46.99 cm)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Found in Wickford, Rhode Island, Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Chippendale, Queen Anne

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., Scarsdale, New York, by 1953

Associated names

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr.

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 44, no. 18, ill.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms: Part 2," Connoisseur (August 1972): 289, ill.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "Mowbra Hall and a Collection of Period Rooms: Part I," Connoisseur 180 (June 1972): 78, ill.
Laura Beach, "The Past Is Present in Newport: A Couple's Lifelong Love of Antiques," Antiques and Fine Art 6, no. 2 (Summer 2005): 114, 116–117, ill.