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Couch


Object number

RIF2705

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed Job Townsend, Jr., 1726–1778

Dimensions

Height : 37 3/4 in. (95.885 cm) Length: 62 1/2 in. (158.75 cm) Width: 21 3/4 in. (55.245 cm) 37 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 62 1/2 in. (95.89 x 55.25 x 158.75 cm)

Date

1730–60

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

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

Medium

American black walnut (primary); soft maple (transverse braces)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"X" stamped on right rear knee block and adjacent rail

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; bequeathed to Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware, 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. 212, ill.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 190–191, no. 101.