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Side chair


Object number

RIF4100

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1740–1760

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Charles R. Morson (died 1929), New York; Mrs. J. Insley Blair (née Natalie Knowlton, 1884–1951), Tuxedo Park and New York, New York; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, New York, January 22–23, 1954, lot 370

Associated names

Charles R. Morson
Natalie Knowlton Blair
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important American and English 18th Century Furniture and Decorations, All From Private Owners Including Estates of the Late Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Mrs. Franklin Baker, Jr. and from Mrs. Alfred McVitty, Marcel H. Steiglitz, sale cat. (January 22–23, 1954), 85, lot 370, ill.