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Backstool


Object number

RIF3246

Maker

Maker Unknown
to school of John Townsend, American, 1732–1809

Dimensions

96.52 x 73.025 x 41.275 cm (38 x 28 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)

Date

1770-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John S. Walton, New York; sold by him to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906–2001) and Lammont du Pont Copeland (1905–1983), Greenville, Delaware in 1955; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 249

Associated names

Pamela Cunningham Copeland
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Sotheby's
John S. Walton

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 152, lot 249, ill.