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From: John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 138, fig. 179
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Slipper chair


Object number

RIF3989

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 90.17 cm (35 1/2 in.); Height, seat rail: 33.655 cm (13 1/4 in.); Width: 52.07 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Date

1750–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); pine (corner blocks)

Style

Queen Anne, Chippendale

Provenance

Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island, by 1965

Associated names

Norman Herreshoff

See also


Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 10–11, no. 10, ill.
John T. Kirk, American Chairs: Queen Anne and Chippendale (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972), 138, fig. 179.
Robert Bishop, Centuries and Styles of the American Chair, 1640–1970 (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1972), 159, fig. 200.