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Side chair


Object number

RIF2883

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Scott Bartlett; consigned by him to Sotheby's, New York, February 2, 1985, lot 1012

Associated names

Scott Bartlett
Sotheby's

Notes

The double-ring turnings on the medial stretcher, the prominence of the rings on the side stretchers near the back legs, and the squareness of the back legs where they meet the floor suggest a Rhode Island origin.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture: The Collection of Scott Bartlett, sale cat. (February 2, 1985), lot 1012, ill.