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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2581

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

46 1/2 x 34 x 25 in. (118.11 x 86.36 x 63.5 cm)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, or possibly made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, Maine, September 1, 2007, lot 185

Associated names

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

Notes

The flat feet with deeply cushioned pads are uncommon in Rhode Island, but are associated with Massachusetts furniture, see for instance Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Delaware: Winterthur Publications, 1997), no. 7.

See also


Bibliography

"Thomaston Place Auction Galleries," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (August 17, 2007): 113, ill.