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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2697

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 111.76 x 78.74 x 55.88 cm (44 x 31 x 22 in.)

Date

1750-1775

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; bequeathed by him to Winterthur Museum, 1969

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

See also


Bibliography

Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods in the Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (New York: MacMillan Company, 1952), no. 80, ill.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 149–151, no. 81.