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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF3281

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1745–1765

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Inscriptions

One chair bears "II" on front rail; one chair: "VI"

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Wesson and Deblois families; by descent to owner who consigned to Christie's, New York, October 25, 1992, lot 319

Associated names

Wesson family
Deblois family
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Folk Paintings, sale cat. (October 25, 1992), lot 319, ill.