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From: Brock Jobe, Gary R. Sullivan, and Jack O'Brien, Harbor and Home: Furniture of Southeastern Masachusetts 1710–1850 (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009), 68, plate 11.1
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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF4070

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 43 in. (109.22 cm) Width: 20 1/8 in. (51.118 cm) Depth, seat: 20 1/8 in. (51.12 cm) Height, seat: 18 in. (45.72 cm)

Date

1740–1810

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island, or made in Southeastern Massachusetts
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Maple and ash or oak

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

By descent in a New Bedford family. Private collection

Associated names

New Bedford Family

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), 68, pl. 11.1.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 195n4.