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Side chair


Object number

RIF3870

Maker

Maker Thomas Maxwell Parker, American, 1803 - 1884

Dimensions

Height: 83.185 cm (32 3/4 in.); Height, seat: 45.72 cm (18 in.); Width: 45.085 (17 3/4 in.); Depth: 53.34 cm (21 in.)

Date

1831–1845

Current location

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Maple with maple veneer

Marks

Label on the back of the front seat rail reads: "Manufactured/ by Thomas M. Parker,/Green Street, Providence, R.I./Warranted to do good service. or the money refunded/Chairs made to order/Old Chairs repaired, painted and regilt."

Style

Sheraton

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Ott, Providence, Rhode Island; given by them to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1985

Associated names

Joseph K. Ott
Anne Northrop Ott

Bibliography

Christopher P. Monkhouse and Thomas S. Michie, American Furniture in Pendleton House (Providence: RISD Museum, 1986), 189–191, no. 131, ill.