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Easy chair


Object number

RIF3235

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

114.3 x 88.9 x 63.5 cm (45 x 35 x 25 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Marion Fenno Bell; by descent to Ruth Williams Breed, Massachusetts; by descent in the Breed family, Massachusetts; consigned by them to Christie's, New York, June 23, 1993, lot 213

Associated names

Marion Fenno Bell
Ruth Williams Breed
Christie's

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 23, 1993), 140, lot 213, ill.