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Photo: Courtsey Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York City, Private Collection
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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2235

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 118.745 cm (46 3/4 in.); Width: 83.82 cm (33 in.); Depth, seat: 48.26 cm (19 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (corner blocks), maple (all other secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Ward family, Newport, Rhode Island, and New York. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1975. Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Chipley, New York. Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 2006

Associated names

Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Ward
S. S. Chipley
Mrs. S. S. Chipley
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.

Bibliography

Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2003), vol. 2, p. 3.