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Side chairs, set of six


Object number

RIF2815

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Moses Parsons, Gloucester, Massachusetts; by descent to his son Theophilus Parsons (1749–1813). Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, 1974. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April 27, 29–30, 1977, lot 940. Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, February 1–4, 1978, lot 1336

Associated names

Moses Parsons
Theophilus Parsons
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc.
Sotheby Parke Bernet

Bibliography

"Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 106, no. 4 (October 1974): 504.
Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., Gallery Catalogue (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1974–2017), vol. 1, p. 16.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Americana, sale cat. (April 27, 29–30, 1977), lot 940, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (February 1–4, 1978), lot 1336, ill.