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Side chair


Object number

RIF3474

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

42 x 21 1/2 x 16 in. (106.68 x 54.61 x 40.64 cm) Seat height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)

Date

1735–60

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island or Massachusetts
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Medium

Maple

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

John T. Kirk, Rehoboth, Massachusetts; sold to Roger Bacon (died 1982), Brentwood, New Hampshire, 1971; sold to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1971

Associated names

Roger Bacon
John T. Kirk

Bibliography

John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 129, fig. 160.
Hedy B. Landman, "The Pendleton House at the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design," Antiques 107, no. 5 (May 1975): 927.
Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1986), 156–157, no. 97, ill.