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Photo: Courtsey New York Historical Society Museum, Bequest of Irving S. Olds, 1963.86
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Side chair


Object number

RIF4275

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

97.155 x 57.15 x 50.8 cm (38 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 20 in.)

Date

1740–1765

Current location

New-York Historical Society Museum

Geography

Probably made in Massachusetts, formerly said to have been made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); maple (secondary)

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Irving S. Olds (1887–1963), New York; bequeathed by him to the New-York Historical Society, 1963

Associated names

Irving S. Olds

See also


Bibliography

Helen Comstock, "American Chairs in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Irving S. Olds," Antiques 64, no.6 (December 1953): 473, fig. 1.