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Photo: Courtesy Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Gift of Elizabeth Hazard, 76.193; photo by Erik Gould
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Armchair, fitted for a commode


Object number

RIF3481

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

101.6 x 58.42 x 45.72 cm (40 x 23 x 18 in.); Height, seat: 35.56 cm (14 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location


Geography

Probably made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Birch (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Daniel Paine (1809–1866), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his daughter, Mrs. Frederick M. Sackett (née Emma Louisa Paine, 1842–1922), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to her granddaughter, Elizabeth Hazard; given to Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1976

Associated names

Daniel Paine
Emma Louisa Paine
Elizabeth Hazard
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse, "American Furniture Recently Acquired by the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design," Antiques 118, no. 1 (July 1980): 129, fig. 5.
Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 174, no. 116, ill.