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Side chair


Object number

RIF3487

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker possibly by John Goddard, American, 1723–1785

Dimensions

38 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 21 in. (98.43 x 54.61 x 53.34 cm) Height, seat: 17 in. (43.18 cm)

Date

1760–1785

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Inscriptions

"III," incised on front seat rail and slip seat

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

H. and R. Sandor, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1971; sold to The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan; consigned to Sotheby's, New York, January 18–19, 2001, lot 698

Associated names

H. and R. Sandor, Inc.
The Henry Ford
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

"H. and R. Sandor, Inc., advertisment," Antiques 99, no. 5 (May 1971): 661, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana Including Silver, Prints, Folk Art, Furniture, and Property Formerly in the Estate of Ulysses S. Grant, sale cat. (January 18–19, 2001), 246, lot 698, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 341n2.