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From: Ralph E. Carpenter, The Arts and Crafts of Newport Rhode Island 1640- 1820 (Newport, R.I.: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 40, cat. no. 14
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Side chairs, pair


Object number

RIF4190

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Height, back: 93.98 cm (37 in.); Height, seat: 44.45 cm (17 1/2 in.); Width: 40.64 cm (16 in.)

Date

1760–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Walnut

Inscriptions

Numbered "II" and "III"

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

General Charles Tillinghast James (1805–1862), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in his family; Mr and Mrs. Arthur B. Ladd, by 1953

Associated names

General Charles Tillinghast James
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Ladd

See also


Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 40, no. 14, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Property of the Goddard Family, sale cat. (January 22, 2005), 74–75, fig. 11.
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), 357, no. 74, fig. 2.