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Side chair


Object number

RIF3298

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, New York, October 22, 1988, lot 308

Associated names

Sotheby's

Notes

The double-ring turnings on the medial stretcher, the prominence of the rings on the side stretchers near the back legs, and the thickness of the back legs where they meet the floor suggest a Rhode Island origin.

See also


Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Folk Paintings, and Silver, sale cat. (October 22, 1988), lot 308, ill.