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Side chairs, set of seven


Object number

RIF2289

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1789-1803

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

This set has been assembled. Two of the chairs bear the following history: Abraham and May, Granville, Massachusetts; by descent to the Wasserman family, Connecticut; sold to Leon Vanderbilt Antiques, Brookfield, Connecticut; sold to the present owners, 2005

Associated names

Abraham and May
Wasserman family
Leon Vanderbilt Antiques

Construction

On two of the chairs the tenons on the side seat rails pass through the rear stiles.

Notes

See RIF35

See also