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Upholstered armchair


Object number

RIF3247

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 111.443 cm (43 7/8 in.); Height, seat rail: 43.18 cm (17 in.); Width: 67.31 cm (26 1/2 in.); Depth: 56.515 cm (22 1/4 in.)

Date

1755–1775

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails, stiles above the rear legs, crest rail, and lower back rail)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

David Stockwell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; sold by him in 1955 to Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906–2001) and Lammont du Pont Copeland (1905–1983), Greenville, Delaware; consigned by her estate to Sotheby's, New York, New York, January 19, 2002, lot 351

Associated names

David Stockwell, Inc.
Lammot du Pont Copeland
Pamela Cunningham Copeland
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

James Biddle, American Art from American Collections: Decorative Arts, Paintings, and Prints of the Colonial and Federal Periods from Private Collections, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1963), 18, no. 35, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, sale cat. (January 19, 2002), 213–14, lot 351, ill.