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Easy chair


Object number

RIF2792

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Roland B. Hammond, North Andover, Massachusetts. Sotheby's, New York, January 28–30, 1988, lot 1255. Northeast East Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 1–2, 1992, lot 572

Associated names

Roland B. Hammond
Sotheby's
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 28–30, 1988), lot 1255, ill.
Northeast Auctions, Hampton, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: Important Americana, sale cat. (August 1–2, 1992), 29, lot 572, ill.