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Side chairs, set of three


Object number

RIF3169

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 95.25 cm (37 1/2 in.); Height, seat: 41.59 cm (16 3/8 in.); Width: 53.34 cm (21 in.); Depth, seat: 42.55 cm (16 3/4 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Inscriptions

“V,” inscribed on rabbet of front seat rail and on rear surface of crest rail of one chair

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Skinner, Bolton and Boston, Massachusetts, August 19–20, 1989, lot 706. Garth's Auctions, Delaware, Ohio, May 16, 2014, lot 267; private collection

Associated names

Skinner Auction
Garth's Auctions, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Mass., The August Auction in Two Sessions, sale cat. (August 19–20, 1989), lot 706, ill.
"Early American Furniture and Decorative Arts, May 16, 2014, Lot 267, Set of Five Queen Anne Side Chairs," http://auctions.garths.com/auction-lot-detail/SET-OF-FIVE-QUEEN-ANNE-SIDE-CHAIRS.&salelot=1114+++++267+&refno=++253970 (accessed May 23, 2016).