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Fiddle-back rocking chair


Object number

RIF2667

Maker

Maker Unknown

Date

1760–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in New Enlgand, Probably made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Birch, maple

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, November 15–17, 1973, lot 903

Associated names

Sotheby Parke Bernet

Construction

According to the Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., sale catalogue, the chair bears traces of old red paint.

Bibliography

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The American Heritage Society Auction of Americana, sale cat. (November 15–17, 1973), 288, lot 903, ill.