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Slipper chair


Object number

RIF3241

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 91.44 cm (36 in.); Height, seat rail: 40.64 cm (16 in.); Width: 54.61 cm (21 1/2 in.); Depth: 40.958 cm (16 1/8 in.)

Date

1765-1795

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

Numbered "V" on the front seat rail

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Harry Arons, Ansonia, Connecticut; sold 1959 to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906 - 2001) and Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905 - 1983), Greenville, Delaware; consigned by their estate to Sotheby's, New York, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 261

Associated names

Harry Arons
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Pamela Cunningham Copeland
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 76, no. 5 (November 1959): 394, ill.
Morrison H. Heckscher, "Living with Antiques: Mount Cuba in Delaware," Antiques 131, no. 5 (May 1987): 1084, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 158, lot 261, ill.