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Henry W. Cooke Co. Auctioneers, Executor's Sale Public Auction: The Wonderful Collection of Antique Furniture Belonging to the Late Nathan Cushing, sale cat. (June 15, 1934), 31, lot 229.
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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2316

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Nathan Cushing (died ca. 1934), Providence, Rhode Island; consigned by his estate to Henry W. Cooke, Co., Auctioneers, Providence, June 15, 1934, lot 229

Associated names

Henry W. Cooke Co. Auctioneers
Nathan Cushing

Notes

Only five Rhode Island easy chairs with claw-and-ball feet and no stretchers have been recorded. For other examples see below.

See also


Bibliography

Henry W. Cooke Co. Auctioneers, Providence, R.I., Executor's Sale, Public Auction: The Wonderful Collection of Antique Furniture Belonging to the Late Nathan Cushing, sale cat. (June 15, 1934), lot 229, ill.