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Wainscot chair


Object number

RIF4109

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

44 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 22 in. (113.03 x 72.39 x 55.88 cm)

Date

1640–1690

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Red oak and pine

Style

Jacobean

Provenance

By descent in the Burgess family, Sandwich and Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Roger Bacon (1904–1982), Exeter, New Hampshire. Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 1–3, 2008, lot 1465

Associated names

Burgess family, Duxbury, Sandwich, Rochester and Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Roger Bacon
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Robert F. Trent, "New Insights on Early Rhode Island Furniture," American Furniture (1999): 214–215, fig. 9–10.
Northeast Auctions, Hampton and Portsmouth, N.H., Annual Summer Americana Auction, sale cat. (August 1–3, 2008), 139, lot 1465, ill.