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Side chair


Object number

RIF3055

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 106.68 cm (42 in.)

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 2, 1990, lot 193

Associated names

Christie's

Notes

The thickness of 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.

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