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Side chair


Object number

RIF3477

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

39 3/4 x 22 x 16 1/8 in. (100.965 x 55.88 x 40.958 cm) Seat height: 13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm)

Date

1740–70

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); pine (secondary)

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Moses Richardson (1774–1859), Attleboro, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to a Miss Richardson, probably his granddaughter, Providence; sold to Elliott Flynt (1863–1949), Providence, 1915; sold to Edward Perry Warren (1860–1928), Boston, Massachusetts, and Westbrook, Maine, before 1928; gift to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1928

Associated names

Moses Richardson
Miss Richardson
Elliott Flynt
Edward Perry Warren

Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1986), 160–161, no. 101, ill.