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From: Wendy A. Cooper, "The Purchase of Furniture and Furnishings by John Brown, Providence Merchant, 1788-1803," Antiques 103 (February 1973): 330
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Side chair


Object number

RIF4268

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 21 x 17 1/8 in. (95.25 x 53.34 x 43.498 cm)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (corner blocks)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Brown (1736–1803), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in the Brown family, South Kingstown, Rhode Island; by descent to Norman Herreshoff (1903–1990), Bristol, Rhode Island

Associated names

John Brown
Brown family, South Kingston, Rhode Island
Norman Herreshoff

See also


Bibliography

Wendy A. Cooper, "The Purchase of Furniture and Furnishings by John Brown, Providence Merchant, Part 1: 1760–1788," Antiques 103, no. 2 (February 1973): 330, 333, fig. 6.
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), 376n7.