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Sofa


Object number

RIF4000

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Length: 219.71 cm (86 1/2 in.)

Date

1780-1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Originally owned by William Ellery (1727–1820), Newport, Rhode Island; by descent in his family. Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., New York, 1965. Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, Pound Ridge, New York; consigned by them to Sotheby's, New York, January 30, 1988, lot 1773

Associated names

William Ellery
Family of William Ellery
Ginsburg and Levy, Inc.
Doris Seidlitz
Richard M. Seidlitz
Sotheby's

See also


Bibliography

"Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 87, no. 6 (June 1965): 639, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Important American Furniture: The Collection of Doris and Richard M. Seidlitz, sale cat. (January 30, 1988), lot 1773, ill.