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From: Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, & Jack O'Brien, Harbor & Home: Furniture of Southeastern Masachusetts 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 63, cat. no.9, plate 9
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Banister-back armchair


Object number

RIF3820

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 120.968 cm (47 5/8 in.); Height, seat: 46.673 cm (18 3/8 in.); Width: 62.23 cm (24 1/2 in.); Depth, seat: 41.275 cm (16 1/4 in.)

Date

1730–1780

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Bristol County, Massachusetts, or possibly made in Coastal Rhode Island, or possibly made in Connecticut
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

By descent in the Wood Family, Westport, Massachusetts

Associated names

Wood Family
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O'Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 63, no. 9, pl. 9.