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Banister-back side chair


Object number

RIF4285

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

110.49 x 50.165 x 37.465 cm (43 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Date

1720–1780

Current location

Little Compton Historical Society

Geography

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

Medium

Maple and ash

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"$500 purchased 1983" marked on bottom

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

By descent in the Ellis Wilbor family, Shaw Road, Little Compton, Rhode Island; sold to the Little Compton Historical Society, Rhode Island, 1983

Associated names

Ellis Wilbor family
Wilbor descendants

See also


Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, "A Group of Rhode Island Banister-back Chairs," Antiques 125, no. 5 (May 1984): 1171 [no illus.].
Little Compton Historical Society, "Chair, Dining," http://littlecompton.pastperfect-online.com/35259cgi/mweb.exe?request=record;id=5463B63B-B031-44B8-8C9D-865752221726;type=101 (accessed March 2, 2010).