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Side chair


Object number

RIF3100

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785

Dimensions

96.52 x 55.88 x 56.52 cm (38 x 22 x 22 1/4 in.); Height, seat: 44.45 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Christie's, New York, June 3, 1989, lot 79; sold to G. K. S. Bush, Inc., New York; sold to private collection, 2000

Associated names

Christie's
G. K. S. Bush, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 3, 1989), 59, lot 79, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 3, 73, 91n13, 256, 269–272, no. 49.