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Carver chair


Object number

RIF2090

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 106.68 x 60.96 x 38.1cm (42 x 24 x 15in.)

Date

1680–1720

Current location

The Connecticut Historical Society

Geography

Possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Ash

Style

Jacobean

Provenance

Private collection; sold to Mrs. Leete, Guilford, Connecticut, in Fall River, Massachusetts; sold to ? Sattig; sold to George Dudley Seymour (1859–1948), New Haven, Connecticut, 1912; bequeathed to the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1945

Associated names

Mrs. Leete
? Sattig
George Dudley Seymour

Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620–1720 (Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1921), 192–193.
Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century 1620–1720 (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1924), 305, fig. 314.
Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 2, p. 10, fig. 410.
George Dudley Seymour's Furniture Collection in the Connecticut Historical Society (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1958), 64–65.
Robert F. Trent, "New Insights on Early Rhode Island Furniture," American Furniture (1999): 216–217, fig. 13.