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Easy chair


Object number

RIF3740

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 112.395 cm (44 1/4 cm); Width: 85.09 cm (33 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

By descent in the Brown family, Providence, Rhode Island; sold by them to Jess Pavey, Birmingham, Michigan. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1974

Associated names

Brown family of Providence, Rhode Island
Jess S. Pavey
Israel Sack, Inc.

Notes

In addition to the family history, the unchamfered rear legs and the thickness of the medial stretcher suggest a Rhode Island origin.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 5, p. 257, P4285, ill.