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Side chair


Object number

RIF2736

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

104.775 x 54.928 x 52.07 cm (41 1/4 x 21 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

American black walnut (primary); soft maple (seat frame)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Dr. Daniel Bruce Moffett (1890–1976) and Mrs. Moffett, Washington, D.C. John S. Walton, Inc., New York; sold to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1959

Associated names

Mrs. Daniel Bruce Moffett
Dr. Daniel Bruce Moffett
John S. Walton, Inc.

Notes

See RIF214

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 43, no. 17, ill.
Charles F. Hummel, "Queen Anne and Chippendale Furniture in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Part II," Antiques 98, no. 6 (December 1970): 903, fig. 6–7.
Nancy E. Richards and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Publications, 1997), 26–27, no. 14.