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Photo: Courtesy Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Del., 1960.0719
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Side chair, one of a set of nine


Object number

RIF2701

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Overall: 99.06 x 52.705 x 43.815 cm (39 x 20 3/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

Date

1740-1760

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (slip seat frame) Secondary: maple (slip seat frame)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

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

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. 103, ill.