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Easy chair


Object number

RIF1933

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height (overall): 118.11 cm (46 1/2 in.); Height (to top of seat rail): 33.66 cm (13 1/4 in.); Width (at seat): 76.2 cm (30 in.); Width (at seat back): 62.87 cm (24 3/4 in.); Width (at arms): 84.46 cm (33 1/4 in.); Width (at feet): 81.28 cm (32 in.); Width (at seat): 55.88 cm (22 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York, 1991. Christie's, New York, January 26–27, 1995, lot 131

Associated names

Leigh Keno American Antiques
Christie's

Construction

The chair retains the original webbing, stuffing and foundation cloth on the back, arms and wings and on the left wing and arm, the original yellow moreen show cover.

See also


Bibliography

"Leigh Keno American Furniture advertisement," Antiques 140, no. 5 (November 1991): 672, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 26–27, 1995), 65, lot 131, ill.