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Side chair


Object number

RIF3965

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

101.6 x 55.88 x 53.98 cm (40 x 22 x 21 1/4 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

The Henry Ford

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (seat rails); pine (corner blocks)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

None

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Louis E. Brooks (1880–1958), Marshall, Michigan; given by him to The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, by 1960

Associated names

Louis E. Brooks

See also


Bibliography

Helen Comstock, "Acquisitions from the Louis E. Brooks Collection at the Henry Ford Museum," Antiques 78, no. 6 (December 1960): 569, fig. 11.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 261, fig. 396, 396a.
John T. Kirk, American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), 285, fig. 1046.